Get Well and Stay Well

Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity*

Now more than ever, we are becoming more mindful of our health choices, and what we put into our bodies.

By making adjustments to our lifestyle, we can give ourselves the best chance of good health, and increase our resistance to illness.

Looking at our main areas of health - diet, sleep, exercise, stress - here are some suggestions and links to lots of further information, to help you get well and stay well.

*World Health Organisation definition of health


As the gut is the home to around 70% of our immune system, it is essential that we look after it, to maintain the trillions of good bacteria keeping us healthy.

Some things we can do to help ourselves;

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Some things we can do to help ourselves;


Sleep is as important to our health as eating, drinking and breathing.

It allows our bodies to repair, and our brains to consolidate our memories and process information.

Poor sleep is linked to physical problems such as a weakened immune system and mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.

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Some suggestions on helping you get to sleep


Exercise is important for mind as well as body.

Research shows that physical activity can boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing your risk of stress, depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease **


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"Yesterday is gone

Tomorrow has not yet come

We have only today

Let us begin"

Mother Teresa

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  • Headspace - along with meditation, sleep help and mindfulness, this app helps you manage stress and everyday anxious feelings -
  • An easy must read - Matt Pepper shows us how to raise our own happiness levels with his book 7 Ways to Life-Changing Happiness -
  • Action for happiness’ monthly calendars are packed with actions you can take to help create a happier and kinder world.
  • Download your free Action for Happiness calendar here -

©Selina Hatherley

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