Quote on mental health: The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of now - Shannon L. Alder. www.HealthyPlace.com
The Foundation for Chronic Disease Prevention has just released some compelling research on the comparative health effects, both physical and mental, of taking less than 5,000 steps a day and taking more than 10,000 steps a day.
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Labeling: Mental illness is definitely something labeled in society. Sometimes people refer to individuals with mental illness as being "mentally retarded" or "psycho." People may label these individuals as "less of a person" than a person without a mental illness. These labels go on and on, like things such as "crazy", "mad", "stupid", etc. People may also consider these individuals as a danger to society if they are not medicated, hospitalized, or are in public without proper supervision.