Lamp’s Daily Wellbeing Tips

May 23rd 220 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: #Kindness is the theme this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek so could an act of kindness boost your wellbeing today? How can kindness become a bigger part of your life? Can you share a kindness you experienced this week? #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

 

April 30th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Revisit the Routine. How’s it all going? Over time, routine will slip. Is yours working? Has it gone out of shape? If so, revisit and put back in place. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters #wellbeing #mentalhealth

April 29th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

oday’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Ask for help. You might need a good chat with someone you trust, or have a specific problem you’re struggling with. Whatever the reason, reach out. Speak to someone you trust or contact a service such Lamp’s. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 28th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Be in the present. If possible, try not to dwell on the past or the future. Just enjoy today and be fully present in your activities, however large or small. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters #mentalhealth

April 27th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Dance like nobody’s watching! It’s a classic for a reason. You’ll feel great. Do it every day – and share a video. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 26th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Give yourself a #break. Not all of us have more time, some have less. You may be a carer or be working from home with kids. It is impossible to do it all. Take breaks and don’t worry if you aren’t always productive. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

 

April 25th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s daily wellbeing tip: Before bed, Jot down the best moment/s of the day. This could be something funny or poignant your child said, a call from an old friend, a wildlife spot or a nice lunch. Read when you wake to help start the new day. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 24th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Nature trails aren’t just for kids. When walking, have a list of items to look out for, it will distract your mind and help you immerse in the outdoors. Look for wild flowers, pond life or particular birds #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

 

 

 

 

April 23rd 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Get quizzing, it’s good for the brain. A look online will reveal ways to recreate the ‘pub quiz feeling’ and teams are competing on video calling apps such as #zoom. Or simply print out a quiz to do with family. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 22nd 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Share memories. Take turns with family or friends (over email) to share memories of holidays/gigs,/childhood. Paint a vivid picture. This will help you bond/ get to know each other and give you a #wellbeing boost. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 21st 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing tip: #Mindfulness from @NHSuk & @OMC_mindfulness : ‘To develop awareness of thoughts & feelings, some people find it helpful to silently name them: “Here’s the thought that I might fail that exam”. Or, “This is anxiety” #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 20th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Daily Wellbeing Tip: Sing! It has lots of benefits. #Singing releases endorphins, helps you express emotions, makes you smile, evokes memories and can even be a workout. Sing alone or with family. Post a video of your family sing-a-long! #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 19th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Try not to stay up late, too often. Getting an early night & waking early will help you to keep perspective, feel well and less irritable. Eat #breakfast too, to avoid a dip in mood & energy levels early in the day. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 18th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Daily Wellbeing Tip: From the NHS & Professor Mark Williams  of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre: “Imagine standing at a bus station seeing ‘thought buses’ coming & going without having to get on/be taken away. This can be hard but with gentle persistence possible.” #StayWellWithLamp#WellbeingMatters

April 17th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Todays’ Dailywellbeing Tip: Create a self-care box to dip into when needed. It could include hot chocolate, lavender oil, hand cream, fav songs, photos of holidays, your favourite crisps, chewing gum, crossword book, a new magazine or book. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 16th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Play! If with children, lose yourself in play, let go of other pressures. Play is relaxing & educational. Really giving yourself over to play will be good for them and you. No kids? Do a puzzle, draw or play online. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 15th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: More from @robgeepoetry Haiku Tennis! Write a friend a #haiku. They take the last line and use it as 1st line of a haiku & send to you. You take the last line of that haiku & use it as the 1st line of your next. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 14th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily #Wellbeing tip comes from #GameOfThrones star @BellaRamsey AKA #LadyLyannaMormont – We’re proud that Bella is supporting us at this time and hope that our wellbeing messages are bringing strength to many. Please let us know. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 13th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Forgive and forget. Some conversations can be testing at the best of times but being cooped up can cause us to say things we don’t mean. Let go of arguments and try to remember we are all doing the very best we can. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 12th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Can you plant something today? A seed or new plant is the promise of a future. Watching this grow and develop will reinforce that life is magical and progress can be made and seen every day. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 11th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Create a retreat space. Even if space is lacking, designate a family spot for ‘switching off’. Do this for children too. Could a certain room/area be used with a rota so that everyone gets time to themselves. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 10th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

 Daily Wellbeing Tip: Give compliments – it will make you and the recipient feel good. If you’re on the phone, tell the person ‘it’s lovely to hear their voice’ and in person compliment their kindness, or outfit – whatever feels best! #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 9th 2020 Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Share a joke. Look online for classic gags or dig out jokes books. Have a family joke telling session or send a video message to friends. Talking and giggling will be great for wellbeing. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters #mentalhealth #wellbeing

 

April 8th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Start a journal. Make notes about this time in your life, to look back on and remember how resilient and strong you are. Note how you’re feeling and if each day you feel differently. Record any major milestones. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 7th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Tend to your garden. Whether you have seeds to plant or it just needs a tidy. Enjoy any outdoor space you have and spruce it up as best you can. Is it time to scrub the garden furniture or weed the path? #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 6th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Pamper yourself! Maybe a facial? Looking after yourself externally encourages you to look after yourself internally. Look online for natural ingredients you might have at home, rather than a trip to the supermarket. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 5th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Have you thought of colouring or shading as a calming activity? There are lots of mindfulness themed colouring books available. This can be very relaxing and enjoyable too! #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters #mentalhealth

April 4th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s daily wellbeing tip: Think about your future plans. What are the things you enjoy doing? Could you make a plan for outings/trips when they’re possible? Who would you want to spend your time with? Could you share your thoughts with them? #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters

April 3rd 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Try to stick to a daily routine. Structure and organisation will help you to feel upbeat, productive and positive. What about writing a ‘To Do’ list each day and ticking off your achievements? #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 2nd 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing tip from LAMP Patron @robgeepoetry: Play a writing game with others. Pen a story taking turns to write 3 words or a sentence each. 1st sentence starts with ‘fortunately’, 2nd with ‘unfortunately’, then keep alternating. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

April 1st 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Print and organise photos. This is something we never get around to. Download an app such as FreePrints to order photos cheaply. Create albums/scrapbooks. Organise digitally stored images into folders too. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

March 31st 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Make yourself smile! Even if you’re on your own, you can still smile. Write yourself a reminder and keep smiling. You’ll really feel the benefit. It will boost positive feelings and wellbeing. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

March 30th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily wellbeing tip comes from the brilliantly inspiring TV presenter Gaby Roslin who says ‘Dance around to loud music, smile and TALK! Pick up the phone and tell someone how you’re feeling’. Watch the video below. #StayWellWithLamp #Wellbeingmatters #mentalhealth #mentalhealthcharity

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March 27th Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’ Daily Wellbeing Tip from LAMP ambassador @robgeepoetry Lose yourself in the written word. To express feelings or escape into a new world. A diary, a poem, a novel, a story, or letter. Just write – you might be surprised what comes out! #StayWellWithLamp #wellbeingmatters

March 26th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip from @RosemaryConley CBE: Use your skills to help others. List the things you’re good at. How could they now help others? Give CV help? Gardening tips? Tech help with Skype and laptops? Maths info for home schooling? #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

 

March 25th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip:

This one is all about keeping up your level of positive thought and comes from the legendary Rosemary Conley CBE. “A is for attitude – try to think of the things you CAN do rather than the things you can’t!” #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters #rosemaryconley

March 24th 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip – Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Spring is in the air. What spring cleaning could you do? Being in a tidy house will help. Clear things you don’t need or that could be re-cycled. Simply sorting one drawer or cupboard will feel great. #Staywellwithlamp #wellbeingmatters

 

March 23rd 2020 Daily Wellbeing Tip – Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Comedy! It helps you ‘switch off’ and release endorphins. Find new shows/stand ups and make a ‘watch list’ or enjoy old favourites. Start a chat group for suggestions. Try a funny audio book to help you unwind. #StayWellWithLamp#WellbeingMatters

March 22nd 2020 -Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: If you can, go outside. What can you see? Birds, animals, the wind moving the grass? What can you smell? fresh air, flowers? What can you hear? Cars, neighbours? If you can’t go out, open a window and do the same. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

 

March 21st 2020 – Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Set up a sleep haven for the night ahead. Iron your PJs and set them ready on freshly washed linen. Place candles ready to light and think of an indulgent hot drink to prepare. Snuggle up early with a book or movie. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

 

March 20th 2020 – Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Consider taking breaks from social media & news outlets. Perhaps you could set certain times throughout the day for checking in? Limit time spent scrolling. Consider removing apps from phones to bring more peace. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

March 19th 2020 – Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip: Make music part of your day. What haven’t you listened to for a while? What music makes you happy? Could you try something new? Or try different radio stations at different times of the day? Share what you find. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

March 18th 2020 – Today’s Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Is now the time to get to grips with Skype or Zoom on PC or smart phone? Give it a go! Arrange to video call a different person every day. Or simply plan calls in advance so that you can look forward to chatting. #StayWellWithLamp #WellbeingMatters

March 117th 2020 -Today’ Daily Wellbeing Tip:

Take time to think about who you are appreciative of? If you were to write and thank them for how they have influenced you or what they have done for you, what would you say? What would get in the way of doing that today?

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