Mental Health: Should We Care?

Mental health support is paramount to succeeding in today's world
  • “Is mental health a serious issue?”
  • “Should we really be worried about it?”
  • “My parents don’t think it’s a big deal & they never bothered. Should I?”
  • college and exam stress
  • peer pressure (constantly having to live up to societal standards)
  • bullying, body shaming, harassment
  • job loss, unemployment or financial issues
  • family conflicts or issues
  • addiction
  • death, divorce, separation, direct or indirect losses

A story…

The truth…

Coping with mental health often requires support and is not easy to do alone

What are the lessons from the story?

Why should we prioritize our mental health?

Life is a rollercoaster filled with ups and downs. Mental agility is crucial to keep up
Life is a rollercoaster ride
Life is a rollercoaster ride and if we are mentally healthy, we will enjoy this bumpy roller coaster ride, full of ups and downs. If not, the obstacles may overpower us and seem insurmountable.

A growing national problem

Panchakoshas: What our ancestors taught us about mental health

Mental health origins from Pancha Koshas - Manomaya Kosha
Image Credit: Dr Keesha

Corporations take mental health seriously

Conclusion

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Arnold Mascarenhas

Arnold Mascarenhas

Lokyatha is an education focused initiative to enable young adults to live better, more fruitful lives by delivering real world life skills.