Kid’s mental health

In recent times, the mental health issue is surfacing the lives of people in society. Especially, mental health issues in kids. Not to be neglected or avoided, this issue continues to be a barrier to growth years of children. Causes and prevention of mental health issues are both based on parents and their efforts of raising their kids.

“Good mental health is a state in which a child is able to maintain a balance between his/her social, emotional and psychological areas of life.” – Kelly Alan

Following are some tip and suggestion to help your kid sail through their growing years without facing any stress or psychological problems.

Practice good mental health habits yourself:

Your kid learns more from you than from any other TV show or book. Your habits are undertaken by your kid and it doesn’t take a long time for him/her to start practising them as well.

Try playing a game of being happy and light all the time in front of your kid. This way, your regular life stressed is released and the kid is learning something good from his/her parents.

Ensure that they get enough sleep:

The benefit of a good nights’ sleep is not unknown.We adults would do anything for a pretty sleep.

Most children have trouble sleeping and the reason might be the addiction to television or any digital media which dries out the eyeballs. Children need 10 hours’ sleep to allow proper growth and development.

Most powerful strategies to improve kids’ abilities to deal with changing situations is to ensure they get enough sleep and less time sticking to phones or TV.

Encourage your kids to keep fit

No one likes to exercise, but all of us like to play. Well, as far as kids are concerned… their exercise is to play their heart out. Lucky them.

We all know that exercise simulates body growth and makes muscles and bones stronger. The digestive and respiratory benefits are another important chapters that come along with exercising.

Encourage creative outlets:

Kids should practice creativity, it not only develops psychological prowess but also helps them gain perspective. To be aware of one’s conscious is to be aware of one’s self-worth, can’t argue with that.

Talk about their troubles:

A problem shared is a problem halved. In today’s generation, stress and problems are a given. Not talking about the problems of your kids might cause them to bottle their feelings and problems up for a long time. Kids often can’t tell you what may be wrong, so be watchful, and ask questions to help gain a clearer picture of how your kids may be feeling.

YASASWI GOMES who has studied from International English Language Testing System believes

“ Children gather intellect within 8 years of their birth. Infants psychology is a mirror of their parents and cognitive abilities, good or evil, depends on the environment they grow in.”

Help them relax:

Introduce them to a hobby, or a cartoon show or maybe a comic book, just let them know that there are ways to release stress.

Their hobbies will enhance their mind and imagination; it will surely help in the long run.

Bring playfulness into lives

Kids should be the kings and queens of play; however, some children live as such. Having fun, being carefree and playfulness is something many children of this generation don’t have time for. If you see your kid constantly stressed or overwhelmed by events, change the mood by going to a movie, joining them in a game or doing something fun with them.

Following these ideas will help to raise a better breed of offspring with healthier minds. A healthy mind leads to everything better and prosperous, even a healthy body.

 

 

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