5 Ways to Wellbeing’ introduces you to five simple and effective ways to improve your psychological and emotional health that are based on extensive international research. A healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body for your overall wellbeing. Like physical fitness, you can strengthen your psychological health in lots of small day-to-day ways. This will help you live a happier and a longer life as well as help you to cope with stress.


Our Health Promotion team deliver key events, workshops and campaigns to encourage the community to do the 5! 

About the 5 Ways to Wellbeing

5 Ways to Wellbeing are five simple ways that can lead to improved mental wellbeing!


Be Active small       

Staying active is important.
Start simple, find physical activities that you enjoy. Being active keeps your body and your mind working well.

Connect small     

Connect with those around you. Socialising with people and developing strong relationships with those around you contributes to good health and wellbeing.

Give small         

Helping others can help you
Helping others can boost happiness and life satisfaction. Anything from giving a smile or volunteering

Keep Learning small     

Set yourself a new challenge. Learn something new or rediscover an old interest. Learning can be fun and help boost 

  Take notice small

Take time to stop and be aware!
Take notice of your thoughts and feelings, use your five senses to become mindful of what’s around you.


Are you doing the 5?

The Health Promotion team have developed an inspiration guide which can give us some extra tricks and tips on how to incorporate the 5 Ways into our day to day lives.

To download your own inspiration guide,   pdf click here! (4.84 MB)


Wellbeing Hub

Here are a collection of resources and links to visit to display in your home or setting and help boost wellbeing.



Useful links

5 Ways to Wellbeing check-in and action plan

To learn more about the 5 Ways to Wellbeing

To learn more about the 5 Ways to Wellbeing


Got any questions?

If you have any questions about 5 Ways to Wellbeing and how you can use the program or get involved email our Health Promotion team member Siobhan on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 5406 1200.


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Last updated: December 2021