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5 Films To Boost Wellbeing

You’ve just finished work, you can barely find the energy to eat your dinner, and you feel like rubbish. What you want is something to cheer you up. The films suggested below are brilliant means of escape from the daily drudgery of life. They are quick solutions and can pick up your mood instantly. 

5 Ways To Build Resilience

Life is hectic. It is full of surprising highs and unexpected lows, all of which make us who we are today. Resilience is key in dealing with such a roller coaster, particularly the lows that may leave us devastated and in disarray. Occasionally called emotional resilience, it is when you are able to adapt to stressful situations without too much difficulty. To be resilient means you are flexible, versatile and mentally strong. Below are some suggestions on how to build your resilience.

The Language of Photography

Images constantly surround us. We are bombarded by them, from the internet, the news, billboards, and our society’s obsession with selfies. There’s no escaping them. This may sound negative, but there are silver linings to this significant rise in images and photography. There is power found in them, from political activism to the preservation of memories. The images that hold this power can cut through the numbing assault of images we receive everyday and teach us something new.

6 Songs That’ll Get You Smiling

If you’ve recently seen the film, Baby Driver, you’ll understand the power of music. It is a fantastic medium, one that can free the mind and soothe the soul. It has a massive effect on health and wellbeing, including lowering stress and anxiety levels. It may even make us healthier and may, according to one report, potentially increase our immune system responses. Music can also aid memory, such as foreign language studies, and make us more active by providing a major motivation boost, as discovered by this report. So, you better whip out those vinyls or dust up that YouTube search, but if you’re struggling for inspiration, take a peek at some suggestions below.

Body Positive Instagram Accounts

So often when we talk about ‘body positivity’ we only associate the phrase with women and their weight. The idea is that a woman should be happy with whatever size she is and embrace body positivity with weight alone.  However, I wanted to show that anyone can be positive in all elements of their body, and I have created a list of Instagram accounts you should follow to inspire your journey to self love.