Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, EMCNL is focusing on emotional wellness during the month of May. Emotional wellness is having the ability to successfully handle the stresses of life and adapt to change and difficult times. The National Institutes of Health has a variety of resources to help improve your emotional health.

1. Build Resilience

Find healthy ways to cope and surround yourself with positive people. Click here for more tips on building resilience. 

2. Reduce Stress

Learn how your body handles stress so you can more fully enjoy life. Click here for more tips on reducing stress.

3. Get Quality Sleep

Sleep affects all areas of our life and provides us energy to take on the day ahead. Click here for more tips on getting quality sleep. 

4. Strengthen Social Connections

Relationships affect our health both emotionally and physically. Click here for more tips on strengthening social connections. 

5. Cope With Loss

Learning to deal with your emotions is an important part of the grieving process. Click here for more tips on coping with loss. 

6. Be Mindful

It takes practice to be fully present to both what is happening to you and around you. Click here for more tips on how to practice mindfulness. 

Social Media

Here are four social media posts for you to use on your business or personal profiles to promote emotional wellness and life insurance. Click on the image to enlarge, then right click and save to your desktop. Click here for caption ideas. 

Life Chat Podcast

This episode of Life Chat focuses on emotional wellness and mental health awareness. Join Brianna Sink the Make It OK Coordinator from the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative along with Anna Coleman and Laura Timmins from EMC National Life. The trio discusses helpful tips, valuable resources and ways to enhance mental health awareness.

Mental Health Resources:

More Resources

As always, please seek and ask for help if you or someone you know needs it. The Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is 988 and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline is 1-800-950-NAMI (6264). There are many resources for emotional wellness through national organizations such as NAMI. Click here to search for a NAMI local chapter to learn more or get involved.

Emotional wellness is key to our overall wellness. We need to take care of ourselves so we can better take care of others. Knowing that your future is secure for your family and loved one’s with life insurance can bring a peace of mind that you can’t find anywhere else. Contact us to learn more.

Source: Source: National Institutes of Health (August 8, 2022). Emotional Wellness Toolkit. Retrieved from https://www.nih.gov/health-information/emotional-wellness-toolkit