Emotional health is critical to achieving success in work, relationships, and health, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). Anxiety, depression, and addiction are closely tied to emotional health. Deterioration in emotional health can lead to severe mental disorders that stem from trauma or chemical imbalance in the body.
Roughly three million people also perish every year due to substance abuse and one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, WHO data showed. However, every US$1 spent on mental health can give up to US$4 in return for various health benefits, it showed.
Naming emotions helps in understanding the underlying factors that triggered a reaction. You would realize that you and your emotion are different. It helps in shifting your focus from being negative to being a solution-seeker.