Mental health is a significant problem facing Australia today. Estimates indicate that approximately 20% of the population will suffer some mental health problems in 2012 alone. The most common mental health issues that people who suffer from anxiety and / or depression. This article looks at the Mental Health Act and looking at ways of becoming more optimistic for overcoming these problems.
world-renowned authority on happiness research by Dr. Martin Seligman has a different view of the mental health professions of clinical psychology historically taken. By the late 1990s, mental health is conceived of as "What is wrong with you?" Providing people with a diagnosis. For example, "You're depressed!" "Wishing You!" "You are Bi-Polar!" These diagnoses were based on DSM-V IV.DSM will be published in detail 2013.DSM-IV symptoms for each psychological problems and clinical psychologists and psychiatrists can diagnose, "label" people and treat them based on it.
Seligman was instrumental in what is known as "positive psychology" movement that has moved from "labeling" or "diagnostic" methods by focusing on the positive. In his book Learned Optimism detailed methods (based on research) about how you can improve your happiness and mental health (detailed at the end of this article) and introduced a concept called optimism. Which is the way people look at success and failure in life (more on that later in the text).
It is to look at individuals in occupations optimistic and pessimistic in those occupations. For example, it is classified as a law professional pessimism! Why? Attorneys General look wrong, why are people or organizations can not do something? You will be exposed? When working in hard environments, for example, created a way of thinking is careful not to make a mistake. Ingenuity and creativity often poticati.Puno attorneys can get in this pessimistic thinking very quickly and stay there. Where their work is only noticed when they make a mistake. Is this sustainable mode of action? Will this negative motivation can be sustained over his career?
happiness research suggests that optimists are happier, live longer and suffer less from mental health problems in životu.Pravo question is how you can work as a lawyer and work with an optimistic mindset? Optimism is about how to interpret their environment. For example, if a set-back optimist happening (eg your boss / client is critical of their work), they will view it as an isolated event and does not take feedback personally, so it does not affect their confidence in the future work projects. a pessimist would react in the opposite way, believing that a criticism or a negative event is a reflection on them personally and something we are not able to change. In psychology this is called the global nature of the appointment.
is the first secret that more and more optimistic in the Act (especially as a graduate), how to deal with criticism? When it occurs (which will) try to explain yourself or attributed based on the specific details of the work, rather than global or relationship dynamics (eg, "I do not like it," "I am not responsible for the law"). Conversely, when positive events happen to you at work. Be attributed to the global character traits (eg, "I'm really suitable for the law"), rather than a specific task areas (eg, "I was lucky in this project").
To end this article (as promised) I will summarize the eight scientifically proven ways to improve your luck and improve your mental health. These are:
• count your blessings
• The Practice acts of kindness
• Savor life's joys
• Thank a mentor
• Learn to forgive
• Invest time and energy to friends and family
• Take care of your body
• develop strategies for coping with stress and difficulties