On the 10 th of October, it’s World Mental Health Day. The last few months have been quite unsettling, with many of us feeling anxious and uncertain. The ability to find inner calm is now more important than ever.
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It’s World Mental Health Day this week (10 October). Flanders is taking this one step further with its 10-day mental health awareness event, under the motto of ‘Samen Veerkrachtig’ (Resilient Together). But what exactly is resilience?
In Belgium, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 1 to 10 October. Not really necessary, you say? Well, we think it is. Research has shown that almost 800,000 people in Flanders suffer from excessive stress and that no less than 10% of our youngsters develop an anxiety disorder.
Do you also spend your evenings scrolling mindlessly through Facebook, Instagram, news sites etc? It’s time to take a break from this, because not only are you missing out on important quality time with family or friends, it also has a negative impact on your health.