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Looking after your wellbeing
Winter can be a difficult time of year for many of us, especially when it comes to our mental health. Here are some ideas and tips for keeping active this winter to look after your mental and physical health.
Whilst we can’t control many of the challenges around us, there are still things we can do to improve our physical health and protect our mental health and wellbeing.
The shorter daylight hours, colder weather and longer nights can put many of us off getting outside as much. Finding other ways to exercise can help. Why not take up an online exercise class, or go out for a daily walk during your lunch break?
Think about the little things you can do for yourself each day:
- Take time to talk to a friend or family member about how you’re feeling.
- Take time to stop and take notice of your surroundings and the natural environment.
- Take time to move more throughout the day.
We hope the following ideas and activities will help you stay active and help protect your wellbeing in the winter. Creating a routine, finding things you enjoy to stay active and keeping connected with friends and family will help clear your head and boost your mood over the winter months.
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