Mental Health Awareness

Make one change for a Healthier Life

“A butterfly can flap its wings in Peking, and in Central Park, you get rain instead of sunshine.” – Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park) The definition of the butterfly effect means that small actions can lead to non-linear results on a complex system.  In this context it also means that you can be healthy as well, based on the right small actions you make every day. Here are a few tips on the right changes to make for a healthier life. The 4 main stages of having a major lifestyle change Contemplation (Thinking about it) Preparation (I have made up my mind for this big change) Action (I am starting to make minor changes and soon to begin with the big ones) Maintenance (Seeking a new balance for this routine) Focus on Health Lifestyle Changes in your diet (Make Healthy Eating a Daily Exercise) A healthy lifestyle change does not only…

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De-stressing yourself is Easier than you think!

Sometimes life doesn’t treat you well and everything seems just a bit harder than normal.  We understand that, it happens to us too.  But, just remember good times are always around the corner and you can learn to cope with whatever difficulties you’re having, with the right support and mindset. Both our body and mind are connected to each other, so its important to take time for yourself every once in a while – it’s often called “self-care”.  Most of us are bad at self-care as we have busy lifestyles and are often looking after family members, so we’ve compiled a list of a few things that we can add into our daily routine to reduce our stress and to help our overall wellbeing.  Relaxing your body Listen to your favourite music Try to meditate – it doesn’t take a lot; literally sitting in a quiet room and focussing your…

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