Nowadays, we know more and more about what it means to be mentally unwell – but what exactly constitutes mental ‘health’? In this film, we’ll explore what characterises an optimally functioning mind.
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“So efficient and hushed are our brains in their day to day operations, we are apt to miss what an extraordinary and complicated achievement it is to feel mentally well. A mind in a healthy state is, in the background, continually performing a near-miraculous set of manoeuvres that underpin our moods of clear-sightedness and purpose.
To appreciate what mental health might be (and therefore what its opposite involves), we might take a moment to consider some of what will be going on in the folds of an optimally-functioning mind:…”
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