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What is mental wellbeing?

Feeling well is not just about being physically fit and healthy, it’s just as important that you feel good mentally.

Your mental wellbeing affects how you think and feel and how well you cope with the ups and downs of life. When you feel mentally well, you function well. You're able to:

  • feel, express and manage positive and negative emotions
  • form and maintain good relationships with others
  • cope with and manage change and uncertainty
  • keep learning

Following the 5 steps to wellbeing can really help you to improve and maintain your mental wellbeing.