The Year of Wellbeing is a campaign from Telford & Wrekin Council that aimed to boost people’s wellbeing following the coronavirus pandemic.
After a year, thousands of people across Telford and Wrekin made pledges to improve their how they felt as part of the campaign.
The Year of Wellbeing has encouraged people to work in little things into their lives that can give their wellbeing a boost. Hundreds of people have made time to go for regular walks, to sleep better, to connect with friends and family more often, and to limit the use of social media.
Like these people, you can make your pledge to improve your wellbeing today. Once done, we’ll send you an email each week for 12 weeks as a helpful reminder of your pledge. Improving how you feel is about making small achievable changes over time. So each email is packed with simple tips and information anyone can practice in their everyday life.
Our survey asked people how much they have enjoyed being part of the Year of Wellbeing.
- 95% are more motivated to look after their wellbeing,
- 68% say they feel healthier and happier,
- and 99% would recommend the campaign emails to a friend.
Make a pledge to improve your wellbeing
Make a pledge to improve how you feel this year. Once you have made your pledge, we will email you with tips and information you easily can put into practice – as well as helpful reminders to help you achieve your goal.
This is your time to feel healthier and happier – join the year of wellbeing today.
Sign up your organisation to the Year of Wellbeing
Organisations play an important role in supporting the health and wellbeing of staff, volunteers and members. Sign up to get involved with the campaign and to receive local news and information to help improve employee wellbeing.
Tips and advice to improve your wellbeing
After the excitement and bustle of the Christmas season, it is completely natural to feel a little down at this time of the year.
There are a number of quick and practical things we can do to feel less lonely and to improve how we feel.
Taking the time to learning something new will make you happier. But you don’t need to make a big commitment. Here’s some ideas to try.
Focusing on your wellbeing at work is important if you want to feel happier and healthier. Here are some ways you can do it.
Getting a good night’s sleep is vital to feeling happier. If you are struggling to sleep well then we have some tips to help you out.
Take some time to create a wellbeing plan to improve how you feel. What could be more important than that?
Being active improves how we feel. You don’t need to be super fit though – a little regular activity can go a long way to improving wellbeing.
Employee wellbeing is central to any organisation’s success. Make wellbeing your organisations priority by joining the Year of Wellbeing.
Connecting with others is important. We can all do simple things to be a little more social and help those in our lives do the same.
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What we eat and drink affects our mood – so here is how you can improve your wellbeing through what you eat and drink.
Mindfulness can improve how we feel by helping us to concentrate on being in the moment rather than worrying about the past or future.
One in four of us suffer from problems that affect our mental health. If you need help there is lots of mental health support in Telford and Wrekin.
Here are four ideas on how you can make giving a regular part of your life and improve how you feel.
Social media can have a massive effect on our wellbeing and how we feel without us even noticing. Here is how and what you can do about it.