Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Mental Health Week - Theme

For Mental Health Week - "The Five Ways To Well-being" are simple, accessible and achievable for everyone.

CONNECT

  • Talk to someone instead of sending an email
  • Speak to someone new
  • Ask how someone's weekend was and really listen when they tell you
  • Phone or meet someone you care about for a proper catch up
BE ACTIVE

  • Regular physical activity
  • Walking 
  • Cycling
  • Running
TAKE NOTICE
  • Go for a walk and make a conscious effort to notice the landmarks and landscape
  • Have a "clear the clutter" day
  • Go somewhere pleasant for lunch, away from your normal setting, and really savor the environment and the tastes and textures of your food
  • Take notice of how people around you are feeling or acting.
KEEP LEARNING
  • Do a course, do a crossword or Sudoku
  • Research something you've always wondered about 
GIVE
  • Volunteer to a local organisation
  • Donate to a local charity supporting mental health
  • Participate in local events and help raise awareness on mental health
visit www.alive2thrive.ie or www.mentalhealthireland.ie for more information