5 Ways to Look After Your Mental Health "your 5 A Day!"
Last week was mental health day 10th October. Patrick ran a few sessions in White Hart Lane, home to Tottenham Football Club, raising awareness on how physical exercise can positively affect our Mental health.
' Mental health is about the way you think and feel and your ability to deal with ups and downs. '
Scientific evidence points to five steps that we can take to improve our emotional well being for a happier more positive life.
Your 5 A-Day?
1. Keep Learning
Learning new skills can give you a sense of achievement and new confidence.
Connect with people around you and spend time developing positive relationships.
3. Be Active
Take a walk, go cycling or try a boxing class. Find an activity you enjoy and make it part of your life.
4. Take Notice
Be more aware of the present moment - especially your feelings and thoughts.
Whether its a smile or a thank you or larger acts like volunteering can improve your own emotional welling and help you build your social networks.