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Top tips to look after your mental health

Here are some ways to stay mentally well:

Non-urgent advice: Talk about your feelings

Just being listened to can help you feel supported and less alone.

Non-urgent advice: Get a good night’s sleep

Sleep and mental health are closely linked.

Non-urgent advice: Eat well

A balanced diet can improve your sense of well-being and your mood.

Non-urgent advice: Stay active

Physical activity is not only good for your body, but it’s also great for your mind.

Non-urgent advice: Practice mindfulness

A way to be fully engaged and present in the moment.

Non-urgent advice: Keep in touch with supportive friends and family

This helps you deal with the stresses of life and makes you feel cared for and offers a different viewpoint.