Five ways to wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing. If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life.

What is wellbeing?

Good mental wellbeing means feeling good and functioning well. It doesn’t mean that you never experience feelings or situations that you find difficult, but you'll have the resilience to cope when times are tough.  Good mental health and resilience are really important to our physical health, our relationships, our education, and our work and to achieving our potential.

Our mental health can change over time.  This can be because things that happen in your life, which cause distress or unhappiness, or it can happen with no apparent cause.

What are the 5 Ways to Wellbeing?

Basically they are five things we can all do to improve our mental wellbeing. 

Read about them in detail here: ‘5 ways' or watch the video below.

All five of these actions are free, easily achievable and can be done by anyone. You might already be doing some of the ‘5 ways’ without even knowing it.


Last Updated on 16 January 2017