Health & Well-Being
To promote health and well-being.
'Preparing for Adulthood' government outcome:- Becoming as healthy as possible.
As part of our programme of training our young adults are encouraged to make healthy choices. We also take advice from mind.org.uk to keep us up to date with useful information we share with our young adults.
We work with local companies who offer well being programmes such as yoga, Tai Chi and other forms of relaxation techniques.
We participate in sports on a regular basis.
Healthy snack choices
Developing healthy coping strategies
Meditation for relaxation
5 Ways to Well-Being
With the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstones of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
Go for a walk or run. Step outside. Cycle. Play a game. Garden. Dance. Exercising makes you feel good. Most importantly, discover a physical activity you enjoy and that suits your level of mobility and fitness.
Be curious. Catch sight of the beautiful. Remark on the unusual. Notice the changing seasons. Savour the moment, whether you are walking to work, eating lunch or talking to friends. Be aware of the world around you and what you are feeling. Reflecting on your experiences will help you appreciate what matters to you.
Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. Sign up for that course. Take on a different responsibility at work. Fix a bike. Learn to play an instrument or how to cook your favourite food. Set a challenge you will enjoy achieving. Learning new things will make you more confident as well as being fun.
Do something nice for a friend, or a stranger. Thank someone. Smile. Volunteer your time. Join a community group. Look out, as well as in. Seeing yourself, and your happiness, linked to the wider community can be incredibly rewarding and creates connections with the people
information taken from the report at neweconomics. Further information can be found on the mind website below.
some ideas can be found on the Mind.org website