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Why is Mental Health Important ?

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The past two years have been unarguably the most difficult period in everyone's life when the world was seized by the SARS-COV-2 pandemic. The pandemic and the lockdown kept most of us locked up indoors and we were forced into social isolation. This official lockdown came with many uncertainties - our jobs, our finances. our health, the health of our loved ones, everything was at risk. It was harder still for mothers who were working from home, they had to cook and clean, look after children's studies, and meet office deadlines. God forbid if one or more of the family members caught the virus, then besides bringing a whole lot of new responsibilities , it would also add to her worries. In short, this pandemic has tested us for both our moral and physical grit. With so many young people dying without any pre-existing disease during the COVID epidemic, the question arises - Is being physically healthy enough ? While physical fitness is important, medical experts (me included) str