The cold months ahead can mean a drop in physical and mental health for many people. Well For Winter aims to inspire everyone to take steps towards improving wellbeing, keeping positive and supporting each other when they need a boost.
Guided by the 5 Ways to Wellbeing – with the addition of ‘Get Organised’ – it’s all about creating a plan personal to you. Being well for winter means different things to different people. Writing goals down and sharing with others means it’s more likely to happen.
Download our Well for Winter personal plan or grab a sheet of paper and get scribbling. Share your plan with others, set some goals together and don’t forget to share your stories with us on Facebook and Instagram using #wellforwinter. Connect with schools, workplaces and wider communities to promote good habits throughout the winter months.
Guest post by Rachel Jennings on her experience of wild swimming for Well for Winter Wild swimming is getting good press at the moment, from Dr Alice Roberts to Country File. You can hardly escape it. And it elicits quite extreme responses, from “You must be mad!” to “I don’t know whether to be horrified…Read More
Since August we’ve been asking people in Derbyshire to let us know how they were feeling about winter and how they could be enabled to stay healthy and safe. We were delighted with the response. Thank you to those who took the time to answer our questions. Watch the video below to find out what…Read More
Well, this is nice, I thought to myself on Sunday morning. My one-year-old son and four-year-old daughter were playing happily by themselves and I was actually having an uninterrupted conversation with my husband with a hot cup of coffee in my hand. It won’t last, I thought. But it did, until tiredness descended on my…Read More