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Tips: 5 Ways to Wellbeing

Small improvements in our wellbeing can help to decrease some mental health problems and also help us to get more out of life.

These 5 ways to wellbeing are proven to improve personal wellbeing. Read the full document.

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#Connect with the people around us. Building stronger, wider social connections can help us feel happier and more secure, and give us a greater sense of purpose.

Who might you want to connect more with?

If things are getting too much for you and you feel you can’t cope, ask for help.

We all get tired sometimes or overwhelmed by how we feel, or sometimes things don’t go to plan.

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This week, how about making time to catch up with someone you care about.

Feeling close to, and valued by other people contributes to functioning well in the world.

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How about, instead of watching TV or being on the computer - play a board game with someone.

Games can stimulate the mind and boost creativity.

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Have you considered telling a friend about a goal you want to reach?

See if they can help you get there. By allowing others to help not only increases the likelihood of you succeeding but can also strengthen your relationship.

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What about organising a time to meet a friend you haven’t seen in a while.

Building solid and varied social connections in your life can increase your feelings of happiness and self-worth.

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Consider calling a friend.

It’s often easy to text or email, but talking is a great way to strengthen relationships.

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How about making a list of things you enjoy.

Find a local group where you can meet people who share your interests.

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Think about someone you appreciate.

You could write down why they mean so much to you, then tell them how grateful you are to know them. Maintaining strong relationships can add to your wellbeing.

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Create a goal for yourself based on one of the 5 ways to wellbeing.

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