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8 Ways to Wellbeing
What science tells us about living wisely and well
Nature
Nature is a source of healing.
Recreation
With recreation and play we re-create, refresh, and revitalize.
Relaxation
Take a deep breathe in, and then just let go.
Nutrition
Give yourself a gift and eat well.
Exercise
We are designed to move.
Relationships
We influence each other and we need each other.
Giving Back
Give the gift of generosity.
Spirituality
Encouraging reflection and contemplation on what really matters in life.
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The Facts

About a quarter of the world’s population will suffer some kind of mental health disorder during their lifetime. Some disorders, such as depression and Alzheimer’s, are increasing significantly, and exacting an enormous (and increasing) individual, social, and economic cost.

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Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes

Evidence shows that Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLCs) can help prevent and treat many psychological disorders—including anxiety, depression, and age related cognitive loss—and can enhance wellbeing in everyone. TLCs can be just as powerful as drugs for preventing and treating some mental health disorders and for enhancing wellbeing.

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This video has been created using pre-existing footage from many of InCA Productions’ past films, to introduce the concept of 8 Ways to Wellbeing.

The full one-hour PBS film of 8 Ways to Wellbeing will consist of all-new material, telling the inspiring stories of selected individuals, who decided to change their way of life, to improve their mental health.