Healthy Lifestyle

Our core philosophy is all about promoting and encouraging a healthy lifestyle agenda

Here are some other great ideas that you can look at and follow through to ensure that you make a real positive difference for yourself, your family and your friends. Go for it!

 

CHANGE 4 LIFE

Learn how to eat well, move more and live longer. And have fun along the way at the same time! Find out how you can really start changing life around for you your family and your friends.

www.nhs.uk/change4life

 

HEALTHY ACTIVITIES

How much physical activity do adults aged 19-64 years old need to do to stay healthy
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-adults.aspx

Early childhood (under 5 years old)
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-children.aspx

Young people (5 to 18 years old)
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-young-people.aspx

Older adults (65 and over)
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-older-adults.aspx

Directory of community groups, support, volunteer, train :www.sparksomerset.org.uk

YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH BAROMETER

See how you measure up. Try out at home the psychological and aptitude tests, the instant weight calculators and lots more. Find out how healthy you really are with just a click of the mouse.

www.nhs.uk/livewell
www.bhf.org.uk

 

DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

Misuse of drugs and alcohol can destroy the fabric of the individuals, families and friendships. Whether it is for you or for someone else see how you can access help and advice.

http://www.talktofrank.com/
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/alcohol/Pages/Alcoholhome.aspx

 

STRESS? WHAT STRESS?

Stress and anxiety can affect anyone at any time and can have consequences on job, family and health. Find out how to sleep better, beat the blues, do more and feel more confident in yourself.

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/understanding-stress.aspx

10 Stress Busters
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/reduce-stress.aspx

 

Mental Wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing.

If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life.

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/improve-mental-wellbeing.aspx

Find support & advice to feel better at www.wellbeingsouthsomerset.org 

www.sparksomerset.org.uk 

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Monks Yard, Horton Manor

Horton Cross, Ilminster

Somerset, TA19 9PY

Office: 01460 202970

Mobile: 07714 648913

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