Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental health is everyone’s business. We all have times when we feel down or stressed or frightened. Most of the time those feelings pass. But sometimes they develop into a more serious problem and that could happen to any one of us. Everyone is different. You may bounce back from a setback while someone else may feel weighed down by it for a long time.

It’s important to take care of yourself and get the most from life. Below are 10 practical ways to look after yourself from the Mental Health Foundation.

1. Talk about your feelings

2. Keep active

3. Eat well​

4. Drink sensibly

5. Keep in touch

6. Ask for help

7. Take a break

8. Do something you’re good at

9. Accept who you are

10. Care for others