Think about it. Your ability to think clearly, make good decisions, adapt to inevitable challenges and not go into confusion is probably the one function that’s going to make the biggest difference in your life.
Brain health is at the heart of us functioning well as humans. And what makes us humans so different to other apes is our larger brain, especially the cortex.
Mental health refers to your emotional and psychological well-being. Having good mental health helps you lead a relatively happy and healthy life. It helps you demonstrate resilience and the ability to cope in the face of life’s adversities.
Your mental health can be influenced by a variety of factors, including life events or even your genetics. There are many strategies that can help you establish and keep good mental health, which I cover in this section.