We believe that you need to be well to care well, but what comes to mind when someone mentions health or wellness to you? Do you instantly think of your physical body, or do you also consider your thoughts and emotions?
It’s time to take a holistic approach to our well-being.
The first step towards this, is to learn how! So we have created some simple practical information and handy tips on all aspects of well-being:
emotional and mental
Explore, the EXPERT INTERVIEWS and resources below and let us know how you would improve the wellbeing of our regions' workforce by
signing up for the Be Well Midlands Big Conversation.
INTERVIEW: Dr Nurit Yirmiya on wellbeing
Dr. Yirima is a Clinical and Developmental Psychologist, Professor Emerita, from the Department of Psychology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a dedicated mindfulness meditation practitioner and.....(read more)
The FIVE core aspects of wellbeing
Maybe you are already familiar with the quote from Thomas Jefferson: “A strong body makes the mind strong”. Physical well-being is defined as.....(read more)
Increase your PHYSICAL wellbeing
Number one - sleep! We can’t stress this enough. Unless you want to fry your brain.....(read more)
Increase your MENTAL and EMOTIONAL wellbeing
It’s a great misunderstanding that creativity is just for artists, children and “other people, not me!” Because almost.....(read more)
Increase your SOCIAL wellbeing
Energy flows where attention goes. Often we can be so deeply invested in our professional life because there are many urgent and important tasks to be tackled. As a result,.....(read more).
Increase your SPIRITUAL wellbeing
There is a long tradition of Buddhist monastics living simple lifestyles in the forests. Buddha himself attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree and taught in nature. Just like him,.....(read more).
Increase your OCCUPATIONAL wellbeing
Take regular breaks. This isn’t just about booking a holiday; the simplest option is to pause for 5 minutes and breathe deeply.....(read more).
Quiz: Check your wellbeing level
Answer 5 questions to get top tips and advice that work for you.... (read more).
Thank you for caring and #BeWellMidlands!