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Simple Spring Steps to Improve Your Mental Health

As the evenings begin to stretch, so should we! Spring offers an easy opportunity to focus on refreshing our mental health routines, that understandably take a seat on the couch over the winter months. Here are some ways to help you get into the budding season and improve your mental well-being. Top tip: just start with one Of the flowing

1. Get Moving: Take advantage of the longer evenings by incorporating outdoor activities into your routine. Whether it's a brisk walk, a bike ride, or simply spending time in nature, exercise can boost your mood and reduce stress.

2. Try Mindfulness: Dedicate some time each day to do something in a mindful way, even if it's just brushing your teeth, focus on the sensations of brushing, the taste of your toothpaste, the cool water, try slowing down the process, if only for a few seconds. These techniques help you stay grounded, reduce anxiety, and can actually make you feel like time is passing at a more reasonable rate.

3. Connect with Others: Reach out to friends and family members, schedule meetups, or join in community events. Even small interactions, a "hello" to a fellow stroller, can have a big impact on your mood and outlook.

4. Prioritise Self-Care: Engage in activities that bring you happiness and calm. Whether it's reading a book, doing a jigsaw, or indulging in your favorite hobby, carving out time for yourself is essential for mental health. If your stick as to what to do, think back to what you loved as a kid!

5. Realistic Goals: Spring is a time of new beginnings, but it's important to set realistic goals for yourself. Break goals into tiny, manageable tasks, and celebrate your progress along the way. Make your goals impossible to fail.


Remember to be gentle with yourself and approach each day with kindness and compassion.

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