Our core philosophy is all about promoting and encouraging a healthy lifestyle agenda

Here are some other great ideas that you can look at and follow through to ensure that you make a real positive difference for yourself, your family and your friends. Go for it!


Active Bucks has been designed to help Bucks residents become more active – particularly people who are currently inactive or haven’t been active for a while. The Active Bucks website holds over 2500 weekly activities that you can search by distance, day/time and type of activity. Why not join a Beginners Jogging group or give Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi a try, or find something for the kids/grandchildren? There are even activities that get you more active as a bonus of taking part such as Photography Walks or Allotment programmes. Register to download a voucher that lets you try your first session for FREE!

Visit www.activebucks.co.uk to find fun, affordable activities taking place near you!


http://bucks.healthhelpnow.nhs.uk/

This free website is to help you find the most appropriate local health service for common symptoms in Buckinghamshire. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information within Health Help Now is accurate. This is not a diagnostic tool and does not intend to offer specific advice on treatments or diagnostic tests that may be needed. If you have changing or persistent problems, you should seek medical advice. If you need urgent health advice but it’s less urgent than 999, call 111.


CHANGE 4 LIFE

Learn how to eat well, move more and live longer. And have fun along the way at the same time! Find out how you can really start changing life around for you your family and your friends.

www.nhs.uk/change4life


HEALTHY ACTIVITIES

How much physical activity do adults aged 19-64 years old need to do to stay healthy
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-adults.aspx

Early childhood (under 5 years old)
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-children.aspx

Young people (5 to 18 years old)
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-young-people.aspx

Older adults (65 and over)
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-older-adults.aspx


YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH BAROMETER

See how you measure up. Try out at home the psychological and aptitude tests, the instant weight calculators and lots more. Find out how healthy you really are with just a click of the mouse.

www.nhs.uk/livewell
www.bhf.org.uk


DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

Misuse of drugs and alcohol can destroy the fabric of the individuals, families and friendships. Whether it is for you or for someone else see how you can access help and advice.

http://www.talktofrank.com/
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/alcohol/Pages/Alcoholhome.aspx


STRESS? WHAT STRESS?

Stress and anxiety can affect anyone at any time and can have consequences on job, family and health. Find out how to sleep better, beat the blues, do more and feel more confident in yourself.

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/understanding-stress.aspx

10 Stress Busters
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/reduce-stress.aspx


Mental Wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing.

If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life.

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/improve-mental-wellbeing.aspx

 

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