Call for culturally-aware crisis support for Indigenous peoples in B.C.
Wellbeing is a sense of feeling good. It is central to your overall health.
Try this anonymous mental health check-in tool to understand how you are feeling and reflect on your wellbeing.
Having confidence to handle emotions, being able to do daily activities without struggle, or feeling satisfied with life all point to good wellbeing.
Wellbeing involves many areas of your life. It includes the mind-body connection, or in other words, the connection between mental health (mind) and physical health (body). Wellbeing can also be impacted by, or it can influence, all the different parts of life:
How you relate to yourself and take responsibility for your own health and wellness
The quality of your relationships with friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers
Having a living situation and life at home that feels safe and stable
Access to nutritious foods and a healthy relationship with food
The community and environment you live in, including connection to cultural activities, access to nature, and a having a sense of belonging
Economic independence through meaningful work, school, or training opportunities
Ability to financially support yourself and family
Spirituality and exploring a sense of purpose
Wellbeing is something that changes. It is not static. It’s something you can practice and improve. Finding balance can help you avoid too much stress in one area of life. For example, it can help you spend time on the things you enjoy – whether that’s being active, creative, or being in nature – balanced with time spent on other responsibilities. When you are having a hard time finding balance, or feeling overwhelmed by a situation, try these resources: