We would all like to achieve a sense of ‘wellbeing’ in our day-to-day lives. There is much that we can do to help us feel good and live our lives to the full. The following Five Ways is a good place to start.

(The New Economics Foundation (nef) – 2008).  Images reproduced with kind permission of Kings College London Students Union

Exercising makes you feel good. Most importantly, discover a physical activity you enjoy and that suits your level of mobility and fitness.
Connect with the people around you – family, friends, colleagues, neighbours. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
Try something new or rediscover an old interest.  Learning new things will make you more confident as well as being fun!
Volunteer your time, join a community group. This can be incredibly rewarding and creates connections with people around you.
Be curious, take notice. Reflecting on your experiences will help you appreciate what matters to you.

Centre for Wellbeing, nef (2008) ‘Five ways to wellbeing: a report presented to the Foresight Project on communicating the evidence base for improving people’s wellbeing’.