Five Ways to Wellbeing
The Five Ways to Wellbeing are five simple yet proven actions you can use every day to help you find balance, build resilience and boost your wellbeing. These practices are backed by evidence and can be easily incorporated into anyone's life, regardless of their situation.
TAKE NOTICE / ME ARO TONU
Take notice of the things around you, remember the simple things that give you joy – me aro tonu ki ngā mea māmā noa i ngākau harikoa ai koe.
GIVE / TUKUA
Give your time, your words, your presence; tukua te wā ki a koe, ō kupu, ko koe tonu.
BE ACTIVE / ME KORI TONU
Be active, do what you can – whāia te mea ka taea e koe, enjoy what you do – kia pārekareka tāu i whai ai, move your mood – kia pai ake ō piropiro.
CONNECT / ME WHAKAWHANAUNGA
Connect, talk and listen – me kōrero, me whakarongo, be there – me whakawātea i a koe, feel connected – me rongo i te whanaungatanga.
KEEP LEARNING / ME AKO TONU
Keep learning and embrace new experiences, awhitia te wheako hou, see opportunities – kimihia ngā ara hou, surprise yourself – me ohorere koe i a koe anō.
For more information on the Five Ways to Wellbeing see: www.mentalhealth.org.nz/home/ways-to-wellbeing/