Steps to Wellbeing
SSee the bigger picture
Enjoy: Plan fun and creativity
Kind: Be kind to yourself
Look after your body
Interact: Connect with others
We all see situations differently from our own point of view and give different meanings. Broaden out your perspective and consider the bigger picture -- The Helicopter View.
Being active lifts our
mood, reduces stress and anxiety, improves o
Get outside, preferably in a green space or near water.
Find an activity you enjoy doing, and just do it.
Enjoy: Plan Fun and Creativity
Encourage rather than criticise yourself. Treat yourself the way you would treat a friend in the same situation.
Eat healthily and regularly. Start the day with breakfast.
Get into a healthy sleep routine.
Take care of any medication conditions and take any medication as prescribed.
Interact: Connect with Others
Stay or get back in touch with family or friends.
Make time to be with others regularly.
Attend an evening class or join a support group.
Get involved with a community project, charity work, or simply help out someone you know. As well as benefiting others, you'll be doing something worthwhile which will help you feel better about yourself.
Humas need to feel needed and purposeful. Lacking meaning results in dissatisfaction in life, anxiety and low mood, and we might seek some purpose in unhealthy ways.
Finding your meaning and purpose results in living a much more fulfilled life.
To help you find YOUR meaning and purpose, ask yourself:
Every day, aim to do something that fits with your life purpose.
Take Notice: Observe
We spend so much time inside our own heads, stressing about how much we have to do, worrying about future events which will probably never happen, or rumination over past events we wish we'd done differently. We end up feeling stressed, anxious and depressed.
It is good to be able to notice our focus, and choose to move our spotlight of atention outside our heads. NOW!
The envionment around you: see, hear, smell, feel.
Breathe now and again.Our breath: throughout your busy day, make time to just
Every evening, notice the positives about your day.
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