5 Ways to Wellbeing

Did you know that following some simple daily actions can help you feel good and enjoy your day to day life?

Each of these actions or ways to wellbeing makes a positive difference to how we feel

Connect – with family, friends, neighbours, people at work and school. Have a conversation, pass the time of day, make time for a chat

Be active – find a physical activity that you enjoy, step outside, go for a walk, garden

Take notice – take time to look at the day, the weather and seasons, things around you

Keep learning – try something new whether it is trying a new recipe, fixing a bike or even taking up a new course

Give – do something nice for a friend or neighbour, make some time for others

Key Facts :
• Happier people can add 7½ years to their life. Each of these Five Ways to Wellbeing has
been shown to make a positive difference to how we feel
• People with high levels of mental wellbeing are more likely to be in work or in full-time education
• 1 in 4 people will experience mental distress during their lifetime

The websites below give further information about how you can stay fit and active.

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