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On the seventh day of Christmas my council sent to me...

On the seventh day of Christmas my council sent to me...

Five ways to wellbeing
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This time of year can be pretty stressful, so we’re sharing five ways to wellbeing to help you get through the ups and downs.


Part of mental wellbeing is being able to cope when times are tougher than usual. You can think about “being well” as something you do, rather than something you are – the more you put in, the more you could get out.

Five ways to mental wellbeing:

  • Connect - connect with the people around you: your family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. Spend time developing these relationships.
  • Be active - you don't have to go to the gym. Take a walk, go cycling or play a game of football. Find an activity that you enjoy and make it a part of your life.
  • Keep learning - learning new skills can give you a sense of achievement and a new confidence. So why not sign up for that cooking course, start learning to play a musical instrument, or figure out how to fix your bike?
  • Give to others - even the smallest act can count, whether it's a smile, a thank you or a kind word, or larger acts, like volunteering at your local community centre
  • Be mindful – be more aware of the present moment, including your thoughts and feelings, your body and the world around you. Some people call this awareness "mindfulness". It can positively change the way you feel about life and how you approach challenges.

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