Do you know that emotional stress can lead to mental illness? Giving you an overview of the meaning of emotional health and sharing easy ways to boost your emotional health without breaking the bank is our focus today.
We introduced a new series called Mental Mondays, through which we will be tackling a number of topics related to mental and emotional health. As a part of this series, we will be focusing on topics that are often ignored in Nigerian, African and other black communities with the aim of helping destigmatize mental health in our culture.
For starters, let’s clarify the difference between emotional and mental health, seeing that they are often used interchangeably. The two are actually quite different but you really can’t have one without the other and an imbalance in one affects the other. Think of them as a tag team!
Mental health refers…