(HealthDay News) -- A healthy mental attitude helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices, the National Library of Medicine says.
But more than half of American's are diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in life, the agency says.
It suggests how you can take care of your mental health:
- Be physically active.
- Connect with others.
- Develop a sense of meaning and purpose in life.
- Get enough sleep.
- Develop coping skills.
- Get professional help if you need it.