HelpingOthersHelpThemselves

Counseling, Coaching, Psychology, Therapy

The 5 ways to wellbeing

on February 18, 2015

Target Focus Website

The Mental Health Foundation has identified 5 simple ways to improve your wellbeing. We perform these 5 ways nearly every day of our lives until we become over stressed, become depressed and take on the flight mode of retreating into ourselves for protection. The 5 ways to wellbeing are:

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  1. CONNECT
  2. GIVE
  3. TAKE NOTICE
  4. KEEP LEARNING
  5. BE ACTIVE

An active lifestyle outside our workplaces helps people perform these ways on a regular basis and leads to new confidence, experiences and health. One such event is the Tarawera Ultramarathon which offers 60 km, 85 km and 100 km endurance running distances over trails and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.

Last month I talked about mentally preparing for an ultramarathon, and on Saturday 7th February I completed my first Tarawera 100 km ultra and now fully understand the power of the 5 ways to wellbeing.

Firstly there is no…

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