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Health Tip: Take Care of Your Mental Health

(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.
  • Meditate.
  • Get professional help if you need it.
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