Believe it or not, your mental health is your first line of defense to staying healthy! When stressful times occur — like they always will — it’s just as important to make sure we are feeling good emotionally as it is physically. One scientifically proven way to boost the immune function is by thinking and acting optimistically. Yes! In other words, dreaming and setting life goals can be good for your health.
These activities fall into the category of Play It! Having fun and learning how to overcome obstacles. Actually, our whole website is dedicated to mental health and happiness. These articles, games and activities are especially good for parents, teachers and health care workers. In fact, we think they would be educational and challenging for any adult.
Dr Sara Williams shares her thoughts about children’s mental health and well being in picture books with Tiny Owl, an independent children’s book publisher in the UK.