Five Ways to Well-being

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Five Ways to Well-being. The Five Ways to Well-being are suggested actions which people can take that you may find useful to promote your wellbeing. They are: Connect , Be Active , Take Notice , Keep Learning and Give . These activities are things you can do in your everyday lives. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Five Ways to Well-beingThe Five Ways to Well-being are suggested actions which people can take that you may find useful to promote your wellbeing. They are: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give. These activities are things you can do in your everyday lives.This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and we will be sharing ideas on one way to wellbeing each day, for more information visit www.mind.org.uk and look for Five Ways to Well-being.</p></li><li><p>Five Ways to Well-being Mental Health Awareness Week 6-10 October 2014Share a journey to work or home with someoneMake a connection with someone todaySpeak to someone newTalk to someone instead of sending an email Put five minutes aside to find out how someone really isAsk how someones weekend was and really listen when they tell you</p><p> Day One: ConnectFeeling close to, and valued by, other people is a fundamental human need and one that contributes to functioning well in the world. Social relationships can promote wellbeing.</p></li><li><p>Five Ways to Well-beingMental Health Awareness Week 6-10 October 2014</p><p>Take the stairs not the liftGet physical today to help you feel good. Here are a few ideasGo for a walk and talk at lunchtime</p><p>Visit your local leisure centre</p><p>Do some easy exercise, like stretching, before you leave for work in the morningHave a kick-about in a local park or use one of the outdoor gyms in the cityGet off the bus one stop earlier and walk the final part of your journey Walk into work or back home</p><p> Day Two: Be ActiveIn times when you are feeling a bit low or stressed, regular physical activity can help you to feel better and reduce your anxiety. It doesnt need to be particularly intense for you to feel good.</p><p>For information on what is available in your area go online at http://www.sportnottinghamshire.co.uk/ or telephone 0115 8483956</p></li><li><p>Enjoy the moment and the environment around youVisit a new place for lunchTake a different route on your journey to or from workTake notice of how those you care about are feeling or actingHave a clear the clutter dayGet a plant for your workspaceFind out what is going on in your neighbourhoodFive Ways to Well-being Mental Health Awareness Week 6-10 October 2014</p><p>Day Three: Take NoticeBeing aware of what is taking place in the present can enhance your well-being, it also enhances your self-understanding and allows you to make positive choices based on your own values and motivations.</p></li><li><p>Five Ways to Well-beingMental Health Awareness Week 6-10 October 2014</p><p>Why not learn something new today?Find out something about your colleaguesRead the news or a bookSet up a book clubDo a crossword or SudokuResearch something youve always wondered aboutLearn a new wordSign up for a class</p><p>Day 4: Keep LearningContinued learning through life can enhance your self-esteem and encourage social interaction and a more active life. </p></li><li><p>Here are some ideasTalk to a neighbour who may be lonelyAsk those you care about if you can help Help out at your local community centreHelp someone who is ill by taking their dog for a walkFind out about volunteering opportunities Five Ways to Well-being Mental Health Awareness Week 6-10 October 2014</p><p>Day Five: GiveOffering an act of kindness once a week over a six-week period can increase your wellbeing.</p></li></ul>

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