Where do I start?

I would like to feel more optimistic 

Hopeful, positive, upbeat, energised and having things to look forward to, are all feeling states of optimism.

 

The following creative courses and exercises are a good starting point for you try:

A Recipe for a Good Mood Animation
Can you Bottle Happiness?
Goal Setting
Savouring a Pleasant Experience
Take a Minute
Three Things I Did Well Today
Yes I Did It!

Write a Recipe For a Good Mood

A Recipe For a Good Mood Collage

Making Faces in Places
Stitch Memory Journal
The 30 Second Smile
Travel Journal – Collage
Use your head - Activity 1 and 2
Wellbeing Art Tour
Haiku - Creative Writing
My Secret Space – Creative Writing
Ten-minute Walk – Photography
Winter Walk – Be Active



It’s ideal before doing any of the creative exercises, that you complete the Wellbeing Thermometer (a short series of questions designed to help you measure and chart your wellbeing). Each time you complete the Wellbeing Thermometer, you will be guided to exercises that might be of specific interest and benefit to you.