Emotional wellness

Understanding your emotional wellness

Seeing the signs and know what to do about it

How are you doing? We trust that you’ve found the information that we’ve shared through the Wellness at Sea Awareness campaign up to now, meaningful. Previously, we’ve discussed the difference between mental health and mental illness and also talked about the many myths that are so often associated with mental health. In this cycle, we’ll be digging deeper and exploring a bit more about depression and anxiety and what you can do to cope with life at sea.

As I’ve said before, these are challenging times for us all. The current pandemic has plunged the world into uncertainty and it is only natural to feel stressed, concerned, angry or anxious. Even before the pandemic, the mental stress that many seafarers can experience was a massive concern.

Video: Emotional wellness

An introduction to the emotional wellness module of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea programme – now available online.

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