With the weather starting to get a bit better, Spring is a great time to start exercising. Moving your body releases endorphins that can help boost your mood and improve self-esteem. Exercise can also help to reduce the effects of depression and anxiety, and lessen the effects of dementia in older people. You can find out more here: mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-to-using-exercise
Unsure about where to start with exercise? The most important thing is to pick something fun!
The NHS’ Couch to 5K is a tried and tested plan for getting you moving. nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/couch-to-5k-week-by-week
Chloe French, WellChild Family Membership and Engagement