LIFT versus DROP activities
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we feel ok, we do various activities every day, and our energy levels are
pretty much ok too. We do the stuff we HAVE to do, and we also have
the energy to do other things that we enjoy doing.
When our mood drops. we feel tired, and energy levels
and motivation drops. So we do even less.
when we do less, we feel even worse.
More tired, less energy, less
activities drain our battery, yet we have to or
need to keep doing them, so they
DROP our battery level even more. Things like some chores, or family
and work responsibilities and demands.
After a while, our battery
So we need to re-charge our battery by doing LIFT activities which
energise us and LIFT our mood. Plan what you can start doing, and
start with small steps.
especially outside. Start with a 5 or 10 minute gentle walk,
preferably in nature.
Do things which give you a sense of achievement - don't aim too high or try
to do too much.
activities you enjoy doing - or things you USED to enjoy in the past.
Connect or re-connect
with friends or family.
When we start going these LIFT activities, our battery
recharges. We notice that we start to feel better because our mood and
energy levels LIFT.
Make sure you KEEP
recharging your battery by doing LIFT activities every day.
Use the Weekly
Planner worksheet to plan your daily LIFT activities
The Battery: LIFT vs DROP Activities - short video
The Battery: LIFT vs DROP activities
The Battery as PDF
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Nature as Therapy
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