Dear Mind, Remember to make time for you
Taking some ‘me time’ is important. And it also helps strengthen your mental wellbeing.
Your mental wellbeing is the unique way that you handle your emotions, respond to stress and also your general outlook on life. Having a healthy sense of mental wellbeing has many benefits. It lifts your mood, promotes resilience in difficult situations and helps you get the most out of life. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you live or how you’re feeling – taking a few moments for yourself each day will help you be a happier and more resilient you.
You deserve the best possible YOU!
How can I improve my mental wellbeing?
Being active for 30 minutes each day improves your physical health. The same goes for your mental health. By taking just a few minutes to focus on mental wellbeing activities each day, you’ll see big improvements.
It only takes a few small actions, practised every day, to find a happier you.
My wellbeing ideas:
Go for a walk outside
Work in the garden
Call a friend
Listen to a new podcast
Start making improvements today
Not sure where to start? Here’s a collection of easy, everyday mental wellbeing activities you can try right now. Select your favourites to create a personalised plan for improving your mental wellbeing.
Some people love yoga, others would rather be at a BBQ with friends. The important thing is that both activities are great ways to make time for you. Because everyone is different, the way you choose to practise mental wellbeing will be different too.
Does this mean I need to meditate?
Discover the building blocks to a better you
There are six building blocks to strong mental wellbeing. Try incorporating a few wellbeing activities from each of these areas to improve your overall mental resilience.
Be active, eat well and get enough sleep.
Challenge your mind and seek out new things.
Give back, show gratitude and bring joy to others’ lives.
Develop relationships, stay connected and care for each other.
Be mindful. Stay in the moment. Experience the world around you.
Step outside, connect with the natural world and take care of the planet.
Feel you need more support?
It’s normal to feel sad or worried sometimes, especially when life gets tough. Sometimes, you might need some help to feel better again. If you’re struggling with your mind, support is available. There are a range of services and organisations that can help.