Non-Digital and Digital Mental Health & Wellbeing 



  • Are related but should be considered as 2 different concepts.

  • MENTAL WELLBEING : The ability to be adaptable in order to live the life we want.

  • MENTAL HEALTH : Persistent and specific markers for certain symptoms, such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders.

  • That cause mental and emotional distress and anxiety that stop us from living the life we want.

  • Possible Coping mechanisms; Yoga, Mindfulness, Meditation, Therapy and Coaching.

  • Wellbeing refers to our sense of self and our ability to live our lives as closely as possible to the way we want to.

  • Encapsulating the abilities to have positive relationships, promote healthy living and feel life satisfaction.

  • Our sense of wellbeing is affected by how we might feel about something we do or the relationships we have – if something triggers positive emotions such as happiness or enjoyment.

  • Frameworks in Positive Psychology support the various elements of wellbeing.

We are standing on the brink of unfamiliar territory in our evolution. The way we communicate and interact in every domain of our lives is changing due to the constantly evolving technology. What we once saw in movies and on tv that seemed so far-fetched is now becoming our new reality with AI transforming our world forever. Bringing a new set of mental challenges in adaptability to our new environment economical and societal that is coming. 

As a result of this evolving technology a whole new set of technology related behaviours have emerged read more about these below. 

DIGITAL WELLBEING The capacity to look after personal health, safety, relationships and work-life balance in digital settings”.


Is often defined in terms of the capabilities and skills that an individual requires to successfully make use of digital technologies. Some of the elements mentioned in the Jisc Elements of Digital Literacy digital wellbeing are: ​

  • This framework goes on to identify the following capabilities in this area:

  • To use digital tools to pursue personal goals for health and fitness

  • To use digital tools to participate in social and community activities

  • To act safely and responsibly in digital environments

  • To manage digital workload, overload and distraction

  • Act with concern for the human and natural environment when using digital tools. Awareness to your digital footprint.

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