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Keep Mayo Well - Switching Off & Being Creative

Keep Well - Switching Off & Being Creative

Switching Off

Switching off and giving some time to yourself to do the things you enjoy doing is so important in looking after your mental wellbeing. Simple activities like being creative, learning something new, spending time in nature or practising relaxation, can help to restore and revive our spirits and help us to keep ourselves well.

Make a plan

With everything that we all have going on in our lives, be it looking after children, working, managing the home, or caring for elderly relatives it can be really hard to find the time for ourselves. Making a plan that includes this time for self-care can really help with your overall wellbeing. Having a scheduled time dedicated to ourselves will help us to feel more in control and less overwhelmed.

So make sure to carve out some time to engage in an activity that you enjoy and that will allow you to be distracted from what is going on around you.

Further Online Resources

A further comprehensive list of online resources for older people, children, virtual tours, talks & collections and online classes can be found here

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