Boosting your physical activity levels is important to help you live a healthier, happier life. This is true now, more than ever before.
There are some easy steps that you can take in order to improve how you feel each day and ensure you’re staying physically active. Getting active is important for everyone – whatever your age, ability or fitness level.
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Keeping connected with people will enrich you every day. It’s vital to boost your mood and improve how you feel. Although we can’t physically be together at the moment it doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected and active.
Physical activity is a proven antidote to stress, worry and anxiety – it’s a natural mood and energy booster too! What’s more, exercise is essential for helping to prevent heart disease, diabetes and memory loss. It also helps keep you independent for longer and provides a form of social engagement. Find an activity that suits your age and ability and most importantly – choose something that makes you happy.
Taking notice is about making time to appreciate the world around you and being more aware of how you feel in the present moment. By taking notice you can positively change how you feel about life.
Learning new skills can boost your confidence and give you a real sense of achievement – making you feel happier and more motivated. At the moment you might have a bit more time your hands, so it’s the perfect time to start working towards getting more active and mobile.
Acts of giving and kindness can really help to improve your self-esteem and emotional health – and you can tie this in with keeping yourself and others fit and healthy over the winter months too. Here are some ideas:
Keep yourself happy and healthy this winter
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