Health and Wellbeing

Taking care of your mental health and wellbeing

 

Sometimes it is easy to forget about ourselves, particularly when caring for others. To be able to support others, you first need to take care of yourself.

5 Top Tips to boost your health and wellbeing

Communicate

Communication is so important for our health and wellbeing. If you can, try to reach out and have a chat with someone about how you’re feeling on a regular basis.

Make life better for others

Thankfully as you work in adult social care, you have already ticked this one off the list! By supporting other people you can feel a sense of importance and self-worth. 

Get Creative

I know what you’re thinking, but it doesn’t have to be painting or creating, it can be simple things like listening to music, journaling, or something creative to reduce stress. 

Eat Healthy

Try and eat a range of foods and lots of vegetables, the more colourful your plate, the better it is for you, or so they say!

Move More

It may sound simple, but just moving around more in the day will make you feel more energised and support your everyday body function.

Mental Health UK
Mental Health UK - supporting people with their mental health for nearly 50 years

1 in 4 people in the UK has experienced a mental health problem. We won’t stop until everyone has the tools they need to live their best possible life.

World Health Organisation
World Health Organisation - we champion health and a better future for all

Mental health is essential to our overall well-being and as important as physical health. When we feel mentally well, we can work productively, enjoy our free time, and contribute actively to our communities.

Mind Charity
Mind - we won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.