Eating healthily, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep and avoiding harmful levels of alcohol and other drugs can help you keep your mental health on track, manage symptoms of depression and anxiety, and improve your overall wellbeing.
We all know that exercise is one of the most important things we can do for our health and wellbeing, but sometimes even with the best of intentions, exercise often slips to the bottom of the list.
Exercise has not only been shown to be effective in treating mild to moderate depression and anxiety, it is a proven method for combating stress.
Exercise isn’t just going to the gym or going for a run. There are many ways to become more active; alone or with others.
It can also be a great way to meet new people and help make social connections – another valuable way to help maintain good mental health.
"If I've had a terrible day at work where nothing has gone right and everything has gone wrong, I'll go home and go for a run or a bike ride to clear the head."
Spend some time thinking about the positive things that help you to relax. It may
be useful to make a list of what works for you so you have it on hand when you