Childhood abuse or trauma:
- Anger and Depression
- Fear of Isolation
- Poor self–esteem
- Self-destructive behavior and much more.
Excessive intake of Drugs and Alcohol:
People use drugs and alcohol for many reasons and this can have a long-term impact on a person’s physical as well as mental health. Alcohol is depressant and it has a major impact on your mental health. It slows your body and also impacts decision-making. Some of the side effects of excessive intake of drugs and alcohol are as below:
- Increase in aggression
- Irregular sleeping patterns
- Low energy levels
- Mood swings
- Increase in suicidal thoughts.
It can also cause some more health issues like:
- High blood pressure
- Heart Diseases
- Liver diseases
- Risk of cancer
- Brain Damage and a lot more.
- Loneliness and tearfulness
- The feeling of vulnerability and powerless
- Overeating or loss of appetite
- Difficulty with social interactions
- Lack of confidence
- Over cleanliness
Our relationships with people are an important part of life. Sometimes we experience conflicts with our family members so we are likely to feel stressed and overwhelmed with emotions. And the feeling of loneliness has affected the majority of us due to the pandemic situation and social interactions as well. All these affect our mental health on an immediate basis. Some ways to cure the feeling of loneliness are as below:
- Be in touch with your friends and family.
- Enjoy your “Me time”.
- Develop new skills.
- Develop the habit of Journalizing.
- Try to heal and make yourself a priority.
- Try to introspect.
Toxic relationships can cause a serious threat to mental health. Sometimes it is really difficult to identify that someone is treating you badly and in an abusive manner and this can lead to chronic depression, anxiety, and loss of trust. Here are some tips to get out of a toxic relationship that will help you to improve your mental health condition:
- Be firm about how you wish to create with respect and loyalty.
- Set boundaries.
- Forgive but don’t forget.
- Ask for help.
- Breaking old patterns.
- Make time for yourself and make yourself a priority.
Here are some reasons we go back to toxic people?
- We think they might have changed
- They become comfortable and used to their behavior
- We are people-pleasers and don’t feel we deserve better