From finding your tribe, to opening up to others, our National Lead for Emotional Wellbeing, Gosia Bowling, explains 5 simple ways to improve your mental fitness and combat loneliness.
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5-Minute Cardio with Lizi
Get your heart pumping and your whole body moving with sumo burpees, side-to-side squats and forearm plank climbers. This quick and easy workout is designed to be completed on its own if you can only spare 5 minutes, but you could also use it as a warm up or finisher for your main workout.
Grounding Exercise with Grace
Bring yourself into the present moment with this 4-minute exercise. You’ll be focusing on your senses as well as how you feel, which can help you to overcome any worries or troubling emotions. Try this exercise daily, as well as whenever you’re feeling anxious, to help you get out of your head an...
Diaphragmatic Breathing with Sophie
This 5-minute breathing practice can help reduce stress, anxiety and blood pressure. You’ll learn how to breathe deep, diaphragmatic ‘belly’ breaths, which will allow you to take oxygen into your lungs more efficiently than your day-to-day breaths, which are often shallow, chest breaths.