Today, October 10, is World Mental Health Day. The day, observed globally, provides a platform for raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The World Health Organisation notes that World Mental Health Day, also “provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.”
This year’s World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, comes at a time when our daily lives have changed considerably as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (World Health Organisation)
The focus for World Mental Health Day, this year, is an increased investment in mental health. It’s necessary for us to take stock of our own mental wellness. Self-care is an intentional act; we must want to be and feel well, we must want to ensure that we experience emotional, physical, financial and mental wellness.
MAGLYFE is a platform that encourages self care and wellness. Before, and more so at the onset of and as we navigate through the global COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken to sharing considerably about the many aspects of wellness and self-care. In observance of World Mental Health Day, we’ve curated our recent Mental Wellness posts for you to read, re-read and implement, not only today but every day.