The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are an easy way to improve our mental health and wellbeing no matter where we are or what time it is. The 5 Ways are: connect, be active, take notice, keep learning and give. They are simple activities and nature is an ideal place to practice them.
New to Australia and studying social work, Gwen decided to join a community garden to connect with others. Connecting with family, friends, or people in your community, will give you a sense of belonging.
Tim, a retiree from Adelaide’s south says being active is his reason for getting up in the morning. Being active and moving your body helps you stay fit and healthy, both mentally and physically.
Lynette, a Kaurna Country Elder, always takes time to meditate and take notice of what is around her. Taking notice and slowing down helps you to feel calm and relaxed. Learn to enjoy each moment.
PHD student, Georgia, says nature helps her to concentrate and provides many opportunities to keep learning. Learning new things and challenging your mind will give you a sense of achievement. Learn something new regularly.
Erik volunteers his time to give back to the environment and protect the bush. Give what you can. It can be a simple as your time, your expertise or something from your garden.
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Connecting with family, friends, or people in your community, will give you a sense of belonging.
Be Active - 5 ways to wellbeing
Being active and moving your body helps you stay fit and healthy, both mentally and physically.
Taking notice and slowing down helps you to feel calm and relaxed. Learn to enjoy each moment.
Learning new things and challenging your mind will give you a sense of achievement. Learn something new regularly.
Give 5 Ways to Wellbeing
Give what you can. It can be a simple as your time, your expertise or something from your garden.
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