Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a vital part of living well and maintaining wellbeing. Much of what we talk about in this wellbeing section of the Living Well website is mental and psychological wellbeing. However when we are feeling low and experiencing emotional struggles, this can definitely have an impact on our physical health.
Common symptoms of trauma, stress and poor mental health are difficulty sleeping, decreased physical activity and changes in appetite. As such, making conscious efforts to change these behaviours can have a positive effect on your mental health symptoms. In fact, there is a huge body of research demonstrating that getting exercise is one of the best treatments for depression there is.
So a website focusing on wellbeing and living well is just not complete without also placing a focus on good physical health. Below are some articles on different aspects of maintaining the good health of your body.