Five things a day to stay sane

What’s in your mental bank account?

Sometimes in between trying to build a business, deal with family issues, and ponder personal challenges, we forget simple things to keep ourselves sane, says a group of scientists. Here’s their “five a day” program to improve mental well being…

Developing relationships with family, friends, colleagues and neighbours will enrich your life and bring you support

Be active
Sports, hobbies such as gardening or dancing, or just a daily stroll will make you feel good and maintain mobility and fitness

Be curious
Noting the beauty of everyday moments as well as the unusual and reflecting on them helps you to appreciate what matters to you

Fixing a bike, learning an instrument, cooking – the challenge and satisfaction brings fun and confidence

Helping friends and strangers links your happiness to a wider community and is very rewarding. More here.

As usual, looks simple enough, doesn’t it?

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