From a thrilling summer escapade to a confidence-boosting gift that will ensure you start your day on the right foot, we have 10 wellbeing recommendations that you’ll be eager to try

1. Page-turners

The Burnout Workbook by Amelia Nagoski and Emily Nagoski

There are times in our lives when we face challenges. And though we can’t always control what happens, we can control how we react it. Helping us to manage our emotions to avoid burnout are Amelia Nagoski and Emily Nagoski, the experts behind the New York Times bestseller Burnout.

(Out now, £14.99)

2. Out and about

Go waterfall chasing

There are so many serene waterfalls waiting to be appreciated around the UK, so why not bring a sprinkling of adventure to your summer by seeking out as many waterfalls as you can? Not only is it a thrilling escapade, but research suggests that viewing waterfalls can have a calming effect on your mind and body.


(Find out about UK waterfalls by reading’s guide)

3. Act of kindness

Donate items to Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish is looking for volunteers to help grant the wishes of critically ill children, and bring light into their life. So, how can you make a difference? The charity has a wish list of items on its website that you can help to fulfil either through the donations of goods, services, or skills.

(Head to to view their wish list)

4. Lend us your ears

‘Decluttering Untangled with Heather Tingle’

Decluttering professional Heather understands the link that neurodiversity can have with clutter, and provides expert tips and advice on how you can transform your home and reclaim your space for those who are overwhelmed, have ADHD, or autism. Are you ready to take the first step towards a clutter-free life?

(Available on all podcast platforms)

5. Plugged-In

Laura Jones

Bring some sunshine to your feed by following illustrator Laura Jones on Instagram. She shares positive affirmations and reminders paired with brightly coloured illustrations, perfect for those days when you’re not feeling yourself and need a little self-love.

(Follow @laurajaneillustrations)

6. Lesson Learned

Learn a new instrument

Is there an instrument that you’ve always thought about learning, but haven’t mustered up the courage to do? Then now’s your sign to do exactly that. Learning how to play a new instrument has so many science-backed benefits for your overall wellbeing, including increasing your memory capability and creativity.


7. Tech tip-offs


It’s the same old story: you settle down in the evening to watch a movie with your partner, but you can never find common ground on what you want to watch. Put the indecisiveness behind you because Matched (the Tinder of the movie world) is here to help as you swipe left or right on films until you find the perfect match.

(Available on app store and Google Play)

8. Get going

Indoor climbing

Whoever said exercise had to be boring? Channel your inner child and bolster up the courage to go indoor climbing, just as you did in your youth. The sense of accomplishment that you get from reaching new heights, and the sociable nature of it, makes it the go-to exercise for those wanting to make their exercise regime more fun, while engaging in friendly competition.

9. Square eyes


Ever wondered what the world looks like from the eyes of a world-renowned photographer? In this fascinating series created by National Geographic, we are taken on an adventure to follow some of the most incredible lens artists on their projects in visual storytelling.

(Available to watch on Disney+)

10. Treat yourself

Page-a-day affirmation easel

How often do you wake up in the morning in a rush, feeling stressed or anxious about the day to come? Well, fear not! Kickstart your morning with a boost of positivity by reading aloud one affirmation from this desktop affirmation easel each day. It’s the secret tool to help you feel more confident and strengthen your self-belief.



Image: Page-a-day easel |