Mental Wellbeing on the Farm

During a discussion with Olivier Gaudet, a psychologist, I delved deeper into a subject that hits differently: mental health. We are often told to pay attention to our psychological health, but the question remains: how can we do so, especially when time flies and our days are consumed by numerous tasks?

How do you know if it’s time to seek help?

Olivier explains that some important signs can be observed when our mental health declines. Recognizing these signs is paramount. Some possible characteristics of deteriorating mental health include difficulty sleeping, unexplained weight gain or loss, excessive worrying, persistent stressful-induced thoughts, a perpetual state of alertness known as hypervigilance, a loss of interest in previously pleasurable activities, and frequent bouts of crying.

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