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King Faisal University

Promoting the public health of university employees

*-Public health promotion programme
Mental health track

Gratitude is acknowledging the kindness of others, thanking them, and appreciating them for the work, service, or good they have provided us, whether this good is material or moral. Gratitude includes an individual offering positive feelings to others, such as love, feelings of gratitude, and affection, as well as offering expressions of thanks, preserving favors, and returning help to them in the future.
The benefits of gratitude for our mental health
Gratitude has a significant impact on an individual’s happiness, and the benefits of gratitude appear in the following aspects:
Increases optimism and life satisfaction
It makes us more aware of the needs and problems of others
It increases our joy and pleasure, as well as the happiness of others, and gives us high levels of positive emotions
It makes us more tolerant
Spreads forgiveness, generosity, and mercy
Reduces feelings of loneliness and isolation
A strong immune system
Reduction of Blood pressure
More tolerant to aches and pains
Sleep well and feel energetic when you wake up

**-Public health promotion programme
Mental health track
Conflict resolution skills

Definition of disagreement
A state of conflict or disagreement between two or more individuals over an idea or point of view
How does the dispute escalate?
- Irritability
. Threat perception
. Several people intervened in the situation
- Lack of good relationship between people
How to calm the dispute:
- The individual does not have the skills to resolve the situation positively
Focusing on the problem and not the parties means focusing attention on how
Resolving the situation Emotion control
The keenness of both parties to resolve the dispute and return to calm and psychological peace. Individuals have the skills to resolve disputes and train on them so that they can prevent the situation from escalating or acting violently and aggressively.
Steps to resolve the dispute:
. Calmly identify the problem and stop
About inappropriate words and actions
Proposing solutions to the problem by both parties
Choose the most appropriate solution after evaluation
Her limbs

***-Public health promotion programme

What do you know about osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is considered one of the silent diseases that causes a decrease in bone density, making it porous, brittle and susceptible to breakage.

Hunching the back.
Shortening of stature over time. Ease of bone fractures.
Back pain resulting from fracture or erosion of the vertebrae.

-the reasons
Smoking. Menopause.
Getting older.
Unhealthy eating habits.
Some types of medications such as cortisone
Thyroid and suprathyroid diseases.
*How do I protect myself from it?
Sun exposure
Eat food rich in calcium
Periodic examination of bone density
Playing sports
Stay away from soft drinks
Quit Smoking

*Fragility examination
For women at menopause or for those 65 years of age or older.
For men aged 50 years if there are risk factors or for those aged 70 years or older.

****-Public health promotion programme
Mental health track

Problem solving skills

Solving the problem requires organizing thought so that the individual can understand the problem, formulate it accurately, suggest possible solutions, adopt strategies for solving it, respond confidently, exercise self-control in confronting the problem, and resort to planning and training for that.
Problems are solved quickly and effectively if a logical and organized approach is used, as follows:
• Defining the problem
• Finding appropriate solutions
• Determine the right option and work to implement it
What are the steps to solve the problem?
Face the problem
Realizing the existence of the problem and not being afraid of its existence
Defining the problem
A good, clear understanding of the scope and boundaries of the problem
Determine the causes of the problem
Discover the details to identify the causes of the problem
Identify possible solutions
Search for the most appropriate solution from a group of multiple solutions
Solution planning and implementation