Little Things

Sometimes, the little things can make a big difference to how we feel and how we cope with life’s ups and downs. Here are ideas on things you can do to feel well. Brought to you by the HSE and the National Office for Suicide Prevention.

Sleeping well

Getting a good night’s sleep of 7 or 8 hours, as often as you can, will have a positive impact on how you feel. Protect...
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Drinking less alcohol

For the average Irish drinker, reducing alcohol will have a positive impact on their health and mental well being, making it easier to cope with...
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Staying in touch

Catching up with friends and family is good for our mental health, reminding us that we’re part of a community, and having a positive impact on...
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Eating healthily

A regular healthy, balanced and nutritious diet will help both your physical, but also your mental health, and have a positive impact on how you feel.

Looking out for others

Lending an ear to someone else in trouble, or catching up with someone who seems distant, can change their day, or their lives. You don’t...
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Talking about your problems

Problems feel smaller when they are shared with others, without having to be solved or fixed. Just talking about it will do you good.

Keeping Active

Being active every day, something as simple as a walk, is proven to have a positive impact on your mood.