27. They Understood The Importance of Mental Health
As you already know by now, The Mayans were ahead of the game when it came to medicinal knowledge. But what’s even more awesome is that they also were well-versed with the concept of mental health.
Mayan healers recognized several psychiatric conditions and grouped them under various issues – such as ‘overthinking’, ‘fright’, ‘paranoia’ and more. Considering that the modern world is still slowly understanding the importance of mental health, it’s pretty rad to see the ancient Mayans giving it the seriousness it deserves all those years ago!
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