Three Lessons Of Mental Well-Being That Rarely Get Talked About

Lessons of resilience in business from an elderly friend

Last year, an 80-year-old friend of mine broke her hip and an arm when she slipped over a wet floor in her house. Given her underlying health conditions and age, the prognosis was not good and the doctors told her she may never walk again and would require assistance even for her personal daily tasks. I remember visiting her at the hospital, feeling sad that such an energetic spirit, with love for travel and making friends, would be bed-ridden for a long period. But contrary to how I felt, her spirits were high and she was determined to take back control of her life and her personal affairs…

Three Lessons Of Mental Well-Being That Rarely Get Talked About

As it turns out, the good life may not be about feeling good as much as it is about feeling right.

Amidst days full of pressing priorities, busy schedules, and mounting responsibilities, mental well-being is something we constantly strive for, but it can be awfully hard to define. What does mental well-being feel like, and how do you know when you achieve it?

There is no universally accepted definition of mental well-being as it can have connotations for different people, at different stages in life, and in the midst of different circumstances. But, there are a few realities of mental well-being that, when accepted, can help us all achieve the desired state we seek…

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