Taking care of your mental wellbeing

Looking after our mind and emotions can help us to feel more positive and get the most from life, whatever our age.

How we feel mentally and emotionally can affect how we think, feel, and behave. In fact, our mental wellbeing is just as important as our physical health, particularly as we get older. Explore our articles and advice to inspire you to feel more positive each and every day…

Mindfulness tips to live better for longer

Mindfulness not only brings a greater sense of overall happiness, but research has shown that regular practice may even extend our life. So, what is mindfulness and how can mastering this simple technique help you to enjoy better mental wellbeing during your later years?

Mindfulness is the practice of focusing your attention on the present moment in time, bringing an awareness to your thoughts and feelings. Take a look at our top tips to become more mindful in everyday life...

Top tips to reduce stress

Stress is essential to our existence. It’s a mighty force that can power us forward to overcome challenges and meet goals, but left unsupervised, stress can quite literally start to take charge of your life.

Too much stress takes its toll on our physical, mental, and emotional health and, if allowed to continue, can take years off your life. The good news is that by learning to manage stress instead of letting stress manage you, it’s possible to improve your quality of life whilst also extending it. Here’s how...

Good mood food

As the saying goes, we are what we eat, but what about how we feel? Eating well certainly won’t work miracles but the role of our diet in determining how we feel is not to be underestimated.

Making healthy choices and avoiding processed foods can help to lift your mood and lead to a feeling of wellbeing. So just what should we be eating to protect our physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing in later life? Here are our top ten recommended good mood foods…

Get back to nature this spring

Spring is on its way and as we enjoy the start of lighter, brighter days, it's a great reminder of just how important outdoor space is to our health and happiness.   

It’s little wonder that having a garden or outdoor space is so important to members of our communities. It’s long been understood that there’s a positive relationship between green space and our wellbeing...

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