Health & Wellbeing
There are two aspects of wellbeing, feeling good and functioning well and both of these are an important part of being healthy.
St Mirren FC co-ordinate and facilitate a number of events and activities that you can take part in that can have a positive impact on your health and wellbeing.
We are also interested in hearing from you if you are an organisation planning a related event or activity that you would like the club to get involved with.
There are five ways to wellbeing that are proven to make a real difference to your life so try and build into your daily routine.
with the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstones of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
Go for a walk or run. Step outside. Cycle. Play a game. Garden. Dance. Exercising makes you feel good. Most
importantly, discover a physical activity you enjoy and that suits your level of mobility and fitness.
Be curious. Catch sight of the beautiful. Remark on the unusual. Notice the changing seasons. Savour the moment, whether you are walking to work, eating lunch or talking to friends. Be aware of the world around you and what you are feeling. Reflecting on your experiences will help you appreciate what matters.
Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. Sign up for that course. Take on a different responsibility at work. Fix a bike. Learn to play an instrument or how to cook your favourite food. Set a challenge you will enjoy achieving. Learning new things will make you more confident as well as being fun.
Do something nice for a friend, or a stranger. Thank someone. Smile. Volunteer your time. Join a community group. Look out, as well as in. Seeing yourself, and your happiness, linked to the wider community can be incredibly rewarding and creates connections with the people around you.
Click on our FITT initiative and stop smoking class links for more information.
More information on health and well being http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/HealthAndWellBeing/index.htm