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Try the 5 Ways to Wellbeing

3:29 pm, Thursday, 12th November 2020 - 4 years ago

COVID-19

Five ways to wellbeing

  • Connect
  • Be Active
  • Take Notice
  • Keep Learning
  • Give

Connect

Connecting with the people around us is a great way to remind ourselves that we’re needed and valued by others.
If you are an older person Age UK has advice on staying connected during COVID including advice for getting online.

Be Active

By regularly engaging in some form of exercise we can look after our mental and physical health at the same time.
Public Health England’s #BetterHealth campaign can help you jump into action.
If you have a health condition, follow @weareundefeatable for ideas and inspiration.

Take Notice

Taking notice of our thoughts, emotions and surroundings is a great way to stay present and pay attention to our needs.
Search ‘mindfulness’ on the NHS website for more ideas.

Keep Learning

Learning new things is a good way to keep your mind active and spark new interests. Lincs2 is your local education, training, and skills website including adult learning.

Give

When we do things for others it can increase our own wellbeing too.  

Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy.

Thousands more people started volunteering since COVID. Charities could use your help now more than ever. Search ‘volunteering’ on the Council website.

Local wellbeing and mental health

Call the 24/7 Single Point of Access, 01472 256256 to speak to a local mental health professional. Select option 3 for anything that has become an issue since COVID.

Not quite sure where to go? Explore NAViGO’s options

If you’re doing alright but would like a daily boost, search ‘Every Mind Matters’.

If you don’t want mental health or wellbeing support but are facing something that is affecting your health and happiness call North East Lincolnshire Council on 01472 313131. They are working closely with local partners and services and can put you in touch with the right help.

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