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My mental wellbeing activity deck

Thanks for taking the time to create your mental wellbeing activity deck. It’s your first step towards a happier, more resilient you.

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What do I do now?

The next step towards better mental wellbeing is to put your deck into action.
Try practising each activity 1-2 times a week, then check in with how you’re feeling in one month’s time.

  • Keep Learning Keep learning, Connect more Connect more

    Join a Men's Shed

    Men of all ages and walks of life are welcome at Men's Sheds. They're a place where skills are developed, shared and learned, and social connections are created. Find one close to you on the Men's Shed website.

    Men of all ages and walks of life are welcome at Men's Sheds. They're a place where skills are developed, shared and learned, and social connections are created. Find one close to you on the Men's Shed website.

  • Take Notice Take notice, Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Pitch a tent in your backyard

    Camp outside for a night in your backyard. Enjoy the stars, and experience your garden in a new way. 

    Camp outside for a night in your backyard. Enjoy the stars, and experience your garden in a new way. 

  • Get Healthy Get healthy, Take Notice Take notice, Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Take a dog for a walk

    Take a dog for a walk and see how they respond to nature. If you don't have your own, offer to walk your friend or neighbour's dog. 

    Take a dog for a walk and see how they respond to nature. If you don't have your own, offer to walk your friend or neighbour's dog. 

  • Take Notice Take notice, Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Watch the sun rise

    Set your alarm and wake up with the sun. It's a great way to appreciate the beauty of mother nature as your day begins. 

    Set your alarm and wake up with the sun. It's a great way to appreciate the beauty of mother nature as your day begins. 

  • Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Enjoy a meal outdoors

    Go for a picnic, or set up an outdoor dining space at home. Not sure where to go? Search for a picnic spot in a national park or forest near you.

    Go for a picnic, or set up an outdoor dining space at home. Not sure where to go? Search for a picnic spot in a national park or forest near you.

  • Take Notice Take notice, Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Do some stargazing

    Head outside at night and spend time gazing at the stars. Search for constellations and shooting stars.

    Head outside at night and spend time gazing at the stars. Search for constellations and shooting stars.

  • Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Take a reusable cup

    Buy a reusable cup for your take away tea and coffee to reduce waste and feel more connected to the planet.

    Buy a reusable cup for your take away tea and coffee to reduce waste and feel more connected to the planet.

  • Get Healthy Get healthy, Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Try active transport

    Reduce your carbon footprint and improve your fitness by walking, riding or taking public transport whenever you can.

    Reduce your carbon footprint and improve your fitness by walking, riding or taking public transport whenever you can.

  • Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Reduce your plastic use

    Feel more connected to the earth by reducing the amount of single-use plastic you use. Try alternatives like beeswax wraps or paper straws.

    Feel more connected to the earth by reducing the amount of single-use plastic you use. Try alternatives like beeswax wraps or paper straws.

  • Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Take up an outdoor hobby

    Find a hobby that lets you spend more time outdoors, enjoying the natural world. Whether its surfing, bug collecting, or even outdoor archery.

    Find a hobby that lets you spend more time outdoors, enjoying the natural world. Whether its surfing, bug collecting, or even outdoor archery.

  • Get Healthy Get healthy, Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Spend a day at the beach

    Go for a swim, build a sandcastle, have a picnic and explore the rock pools. To find your nearest patrolled beach, visit the beachsafe website. 

    Go for a swim, build a sandcastle, have a picnic and explore the rock pools. To find your nearest patrolled beach, visit the beachsafe website. 

  • Get Healthy Get healthy, Embrace Nature Embrace nature

    Try outdoor exercise

    Exercising in natural environments can have positive effects on your self-esteem and improve your mood. Just remember to slip, slop, slap, seek and slide! 

    Exercising in natural environments can have positive effects on your self-esteem and improve your mood. Just remember to slip, slop, slap, seek and slide! 

Need more support?

Practising your mental wellbeing activities regularly can help build your resilience so you bounce back faster when you’re feeling sad or down. But sometimes, you might need some professional help to feel better again. There are a range of services and organisations available to support you.