10 Top Tips for Winter Wellbeing

  1. Think about little things you can do for yourself each day, like drinking enough and going outside for some fresh air.
  2. Remember to wrap up warm in cosy jumpers, hats, scarves and gloves (and waterproofs too!)
  3. Try not to compare yourself to the things you see on TV or social media.
  4. If you’re not feeling your best or if things become overwhelming, try to be honest with family and friends about how you’re feeling. Take some time out if you need it.
  5. Winter can be an expensive few months. Try to work out a budget in advance and stick to it to avoid worrying and overspending.
  6. What we eat can have an impact on how we feel. Try to plan some healthy meals as well to have a good balance over the winter period.
  7. Plan out your week, and remember to plan fun things to do.
  8. Make sure you have enough medication to last the days when the GP and Chemist are closed.
  9. If you don’t’ feel like going out, it’s okay to cancel plans. The most important thing is to look after yourself.
  10. Remember that there a people out there who can help. Reach out to the people around you or contact listening services if you are finding it hard to cope during the winter months.

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