During times of uncertainty it's easy to feel like things are out of control, which can have a negative impact on our overall wellbeing. The truth is, by focusing on the right things you can regain that sense of control and you can determine how your day will play out.

Try focusing on these 10 keys to Happier & Healthier Living to improve your wellbeing and reduce the impact of stress and anxiety.

  • Exercise - Regular activity will provide an endorphin boost and increase confidence.
  • Meaning ­- People who have meaning in their lives experience less stress, anxiety and depression.
  • Accepting - No one is perfect. Longing to be someone different gets in the way of making the most of our own happiness.
  • Awareness - Taking time to switch off autopilot and ‘be in the moment’ is a great tool to combat stress.
  • Direction -Working towards positive, realistic goals can provide motivation and structure.
  • Emotions - Positive emotions can build up a buffer against stress and even lead to lasting changes in the brain to help maintain wellbeing.
  • Resilience - Although we can’t always choose what happens to us, we can often choose our own response to what happens.
  • Trying Out - Learning new things is stimulating and can help to lift your mood.
  • Relating - The people around you offer a valuable pool of support so it’s important to put time into strengthening those connections.
  • Giving - Holding out a helping hand makes other people happy and will make you feel happier too.

See our 10 Keys to Happier & Healthier Living and how to implement new habits into your day to improve your wellbeing and reduce the impact of stress and anxiety đź‘Ť