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3 ways to improve your mental health

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3 ways to improve your mental health

3 ways to improve your mental health

Mental health is similar to physical health because both require maintainance. This blog post looks at three ways to improve your mental health.

  1. Listen to your favourite music
  2. Take regular exercise, for example, walking, running, swimming or by joining a gym
  3. Eat more wholefoods

The key to good mental health is having a balance. So listening to music for a while, then taking a 30 minute walk followed by a healthy dinner will help to improve your mental health.

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Helping Other People Everyday (Hope)

On Thursday 6th June from 7pm-10pm Lighthouse will be holding a photography exhibition in the spirit of hope. The event will be held at Lighthouse premises 187 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, BT15 2GF. You are more than welcome to come along and browse some of the work. RSVP sharon@lighthousecharity.com Click read more to see further details on our poster. Hope

Harlem Shake

On the 24th May 2013 from 3pm – 5pm we will be having a ‘Harlem Shake’ at Belfast City Hall.  Parental permission for those under 18 who wish to participate must be provided.  Please see our poster for details. <img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-675" alt="shakeupdatedtime" src="http://lighthousecharity.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/shakeupdatedtime-212×300.jpg" width="212" height="300" srcset="http://www.lighthousecharity.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/shakeupdatedtime-212×300 task management tool.jpg 212w, http://www.lighthousecharity.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/shakeupdatedtime-723×1024.jpg 723w, http://www.lighthousecharity.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/shakeupdatedtime.jpg 1240w” sizes=”(max-width: 212px) 100vw, 212px” />

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Medical Support Services- Thank you for your donation :)

Thank you so much to everyone at Medical Support Services for their recent donation to Lighthouse.  They emailed us in this photograph with the following comment:

Here at Medical Support Services we held a cake sale and everyone in our office baked buns/cakes, from this we raised £430.
Below is a picture of members from our charity committee who organised the cake sale event.
From Left to right we have David, Jo from Lighthouse, Caroline, Monty and James presenting Jo with our donation.
We wanted to contribute to the great work Lighthouse already carries out and hope that this money will assist with that.

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Fundraise for Lighthouse

At Lighthouse we offer a range of services including counselling support for those at risk of suicide and family support for those who have experienced loss through suicide.  Fundraising is a vital part of our work and enables us to continue offering as many services as possible.  If you would like to be a part of that please get in touch with us.  Fundraising can vary from sponsored walks or casual clothes days at school to something as amazing as running the marathon for us.  Contact mary@lighthousecharity.com to discuss.  Thank you 🙂marathon

Bag Packing

If anyone is interested in helping with our bag packing at Marks & Spencer’s Sprucefield on Saturday 15th December 11-5 (shifts can be arranged) please contact us on facebook, by phone (90 755070) or by emailing mary@lighthousecharity.com Thanks in advance!