But it does mean that you might have resilience to cope when things get tough.
Social relationships are critical for promoting wellbeing and for acting as a buffer against mental ill health for people of all ages.
Try to do something different when you’re at your next club session or competition and make a connection.
Regular physical activity is associated with lower rates of depression and anxiety across all age groups. Exercise is essential for slowing age-related cognitive decline and for promoting well-being.
It doesn’t need to be intense for you to feel good, just pick up a basketball.
Being aware of what is taking place in the present enhances your well-being. Savouring ‘the moment’ can help to reaffirm your own life priorities.
Take some time to enjoy the moment and the environment around you.
Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life.
Why not learn something new today?
Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy. Committing an act of kindness once a week over a six-week period is associated with an increase in wellbeing.
Why not help at your club or provide support to a new member or consider volunteering at an upcoming Basketball England competition.