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Diet can have an impact on your sleep, your daily life and your moods. Just as it is important to keep a healthy mind it is equally important to maintain a healthy body – and diet plays a major part in that.

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There are 24 hours in a day which means you can spend a third asleep, a third at work and a third doing whatever makes you happy.
Smiling can make ourselves and the people around us happy.
Try writing down all the things you need to get done and aiming to do a few each day instead of leaving them until the last minute.
If you are worried about yourself or someone else talk to a trusted friend, family member or GP.
Relax every now and again. Take time for yourself if you’re feeling stressed.
Find out about mindfulness, a method of relaxing that even the scientists are excited about.
Try not to worry about things that are out of your control.
A cup of tea with a friend can be the most important thing you do this week.
Why not try doing something new – when we challenge ourselves it exercises our brain.
It'’s important to stay connected with the people you care about so why not invite a friend round for tea and a chat.
A good night'’s sleep can do wonders for your mental health.
Doing good can make us feel good.  For ideas in your community, check out our Downloads.
If there’'s something you enjoy, like reading a book, set time aside each week to do that.  If not, set time aside to find a new interest.
Take one day at a time.
Join an online or offline group to find people with similar interests – you might meet some new friends.
Try doing a crossword or Sudoku puzzle every now and again to keep you mentally healthy.
Stress is a part of life but there are ways you can deal with it effectively.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Doing exercise has been proven to help keep both your body and mind healthy.
Find somewhere new to visit. Shropshire is a beautiful place with lots of interesting sights to see.