10 new things to try in August to benefit your wellbeing

From a shifting documentary to a new problem, and an app that can enhance your communication, try one thing recent with our insightful solutions
1. Page-turners
I didn’t do the factor at the moment by Madeleine Dore
In a society of goal-setters, it will possibly really feel such as you’re at all times enjoying the catch-up recreation to try to be as productive as your associates and colleagues, however creator Madeleine Dore tells us why it’s OK not to obtain every little thing on your to-do record, and as an alternative encourages us to embrace the unpredictability of life.
(Murdoch Books, £12.99)
2. Out and about
Nature stroll bingo
Bingo doesn’t simply have to be reserved for neighborhood halls; why not incorporate it into your day by day stroll for a enjoyable approach to hold you lively and related to nature? Being current in the second and making an attempt to spot what’s round you’ll permit you to see things which may have normally handed you by. You may be shocked with what you see once you open your thoughts to it…
(Subscribe to difficulty 64 to try Happiful’s very personal nature bingo on your subsequent stroll)
3. Act of kindness
Post a Sue Ryder sympathy card to a liked one
No one ought to have to undergo the grieving course of alone, however typically it may be tough to discover the best phrases. As a part of a bereavement marketing campaign, the Sue Ryder charity has launched a limited-edition pack of 4 superbly designed postcards that you could ship to somebody on their grieving journey. Order your free pack on-line, and have it delivered to your door.
(Visit sueryder.org for extra)
4. Lend us your ears
‘Table Manners’
Mother and daughter duo Jessie and Lennie Ware invite movie star friends, from Michael Bublé to David Schwimmer, to discuss all things meals, household, and extra. The down-to-earth nature of the podcast actually makes you are feeling such as you’re a part of a household dialog round your personal eating desk. Listen to it at the moment, and don’t overlook to convey your desk manners!
((*10*) on all podcast platforms)
5. Plugged-In
It’s Lennie
Lennie is the digital greatest pal you didn’t know you wanted in your life – till now! The endearing, animated blob is a TikTok creator that shares healthful content material to assist one mission: to assist folks get by means of the day. Life may be difficult, however Lennie is there to reassure you that it’s all OK, with light reminders and heart-warming movies.
(Follow @itslennie on TikTok and Instagram)
@itslennnie oh hiiiiiii there. you bought this + i like you a lot! #lennnie #mhcheckpoint #reminder #animation ♬ unique sound – lennnie 6. Lesson Learned
Try the downshifting problem
As the price of residing will increase, cash saving skilled Martin Lewis is encouraging everybody to try the ‘downshift problem’, which entails dropping down a model stage in your weekly meals retailers. With skilled recommendation on recognising promotional language, and having the understanding of varied ranges of manufacturers, you’ll be able to minimize your meals invoice drastically, with out compromising on style.
(Visit moneysavingexpert.com to discover out extra)
7. Tech tip-offs
Whether you need to enhance communication inside your relationship, otherwise you simply need to get to know your companion higher, this #1 relationship app has all of it! Designed by relationship specialists and lecturers, the app makes use of day by day prompts and enjoyable quizzes to provoke significant conversations with your companion, and encourage a deeper connection.
((*10*) on the App Store)
8. Get going
As we step into hotter days, parkruns are the go-to approach to get lively. But these runs supply rather more than only a 5K lap across the park. Whether you’re working to beat a private greatest, or working with a gaggle of associates for a little bit of enjoyable, parkruns are an instance of bringing the neighborhood collectively by means of health.
(Visit parkrun.org.uk for extra)
9. Square eyes
Joe Wicks: Facing My Childhood
Seeing your liked one undergo difficult instances may be arduous, particularly for a kid. Fitness teacher Joe Wicks bares all in his emotionally uncooked documentary about going through the ups and downs of his childhood along with his dad and mom and their psychological well being struggles. His mission is to join with different households who’re going by means of comparable difficulties.
((*10*) on BBC iPlayer)
10. Treat your self
Tabitha Webb Iridescent perfume
If you’re on the lookout for a fragrance to brighten up your day, designer Tabitha Webb has precisely what you want. In collaboration with Superdrug, the perfume was designed as a part of the ‘Colour’ assortment to elevate funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital. The lovely perfume is full of complementing scents reminiscent of mandarin and salted vanilla.
(£25, Superdrug)

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