Five steps to happiness
Developing relationships with family, friends, colleagues and neighbours will enrich your life and bring you support
Sports, hobbies such as gardening or dancing, or just a daily stroll will make you feel good and maintain mobility and fitness
Noting the beauty of everyday moments as well as the unusual and reflecting on them helps you to appreciate what matters to you
Fixing a bike, learning an instrument, cooking – the challenge and satisfaction brings fun and confidence
Helping friends and strangers links your happiness to a wider community and is very rewarding
You can read the full article via this link: The Telegraph “Scientists suggest five ways to stay sane”
I was interested in the findings linking mental health and debt, and also the long term impact of “feeling good” mentally and its effect on “feeling good” physically. Using a simple mental checklist of these five items seems like a good way to try and find some balance in your mind, and I was pleased to see that I manage about four out of the five on a daily basis.