How looking after yourself can lift your mood

After a recent operation, Judy realised that she had to look after her body to help her mood

Judy’s recommendations for looking after yourself


  • prepare your meals from fresh ingredients if you can
  • make sure that you drink enough water every day

More information on healthy eating

More information about how to eat a healthy balanced diet.

Parent Club offer recipe inspiration and ideas.

For an infographic on healthy portions of food, visit the Eatwell guide.

Watch more videos on the Scottish Government Youtube channel

Contact your GP practice if:

  • you want to speak to someone about your mental health

If you need urgent help, phone 111 and choose the mental health option to speak to the mental health hub.

In an emergency phone 999. 

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