Healthy Lives Tutorial
With life full of constant ‘busy-ness’, it’s more important than ever for us to live healthily. How can we all improve our lives by being healthier?
This is the key question that needs to be considered for this tutorial session. Work through the videos, images and articles on this page including completing the Teams form available in the usual way before your formal tutorial session. There are prompt questions to help guide your thinking. You may choose to have the form open whilst you do this in order to make notes of your thoughts as you progress.
Wellbeing is a word that is becoming more and more widely used. Put in its simplest terms, wellbeing is the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy. The trickiest thing about wellbeing is that it is entirely individual; what makes one person feel comfortable and happy could be vastly different for another person. However, there are a few overarching elements that are often the same for everyone, take a look at the page from the NHS to explore this further.
- Why is it important for us to think actively about our wellbeing?
- Do you think you have good wellbeing?
We all know that exercise is good for us but do we genuinely understand why? Watch the video to get a better understanding of why we’re always being told that exercise is something we should all do.
- Do you exercise enough?
- Have you found the right exercise for you?
- If not, what could you try next?
The World Health Organization describes mental health as “a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” Watch the video to get a sounder understanding of mental health.
- Do you have ‘good’ mental health?
- Do you know where to get help with your mental health?
Read this article from Life Hack. Consider the following:
- Do you want to make a change?
- Do these kinds of changes really make a difference?
- What might you be willing to do differently?