PreKure: Mental Wellbeing – October 2021
We use the latest scientific research to create a game-changing approach to mental wellbeing.
- Learn about the 7 ways to improve mental wellbeing
- Motivation and support
- Make a positive change
- Understand the science behind mental wellbeing
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Begins 4th October 2021
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Upgrade your brain | Banish Anxiety | Feel Alive
Welcome to PreKure: Mental Health. Working with the PreKure Faculty, we use the latest scientific research to create a game-changing approach to mental wellbeing.
Our mission is to help you learn the tools to manage your mental health and wellbeing. For good.
Dr Caryn Zinn
Registered Dietitian with over 20 years experience.
Prof Grant Schofield
Director of The Centre for Human Potential at AUT University and professor of public health.
Dr Carlo Bellini
Medical doctor and internationally trained Coach.
Dr Louise Schofield
Health Entrepreneur with a PhD in Public Health.
Dr Desiree Dickerson
Clinical psychologist & neurscientist with a doctorate in the neurodevelopment of mental health disorders.
How it works
You begin this 21-day challenge with your team or as an individual on Monday 4th October. As a community, we support and uplift each other every step of the way.
Online learning course with educational handouts and a library of videos to help you make a positive change.
An active group of like-minded individuals to motivate you and share experiences with.
Detailed plans on 7 ways to increase your mental wellbeing. These are proven strategies and tools that you can learn and start using immediately, that could make all the difference in your life. We’ve identified 7 ‘levers’ that can help improve our mental wellbeing. During the 21 days of this plan, you will be invited to learn about and then apply these techniques in your life:
1. Eat whole, unprocessed food
What we eat affects our mood, and it runs deep into the biology of the human brain, managing the neurotransmitters and ‘un-inflaming’ the brain. An anti-inflammatory diet allows the brain to be the best that it can be.
2. Move your body for 30 minutes every day.
If exercise was a drug it would be the blockbuster drug of all time, especially for mood and wellbeing. It’s clinically effective on anxiety and depression. It upgrades your brain. Exercise is a daily activity that’s essential for human life, especially for managing our mood.
3. Create an 8-hour sleep opportunity each night.
Overnight, the glymphatic system in the brain starts to circulate a cleaning fluid. Being awake during the day and functioning like a human means we’re going to bed with a little bit of inflammation and brain damage, and the brain needs a good night’s sleep to rest, restore and rewire.
4. Breathe exclusively through your nose.
How we breathe is critical for how we feel. The trick is that if you breathe exclusively through your nose, you turn off your ‘fight or flight’ sympathetic nervous system, which is typically what stresses us out. It’s not physically possible to be stressed out when you’re breathing exclusively through your nose.
5. Have a cold shower, a cold bath, or a swim in a cold body of water.
Getting yourself into cold water changes your brain chemistry in a positive way. It helps remove an overflow of a neurotransmitter called glutamate. We now know that getting yourself into cold water – a cold shower, a cold bath, or getting in a cold body of water, like a lake or the ocean – has a profound and immediate effect on upgrading the brain.
6. Take notice of what brings you joy.
Joy is an intense moment of positive emotion. Joy is rainbows and blossoms and swimming and eating an ice cream. Joy is being in a tree house. As adults, we’ve sometimes forgotten where the joy is in our daily lives. Children innately feel and experience joy lots and lots of times during the day. We want you to remember that intense, positive emotion that is joy, and we want you to experience it.
What is your internal narrative about the world? How do you talk to yourself? Do you have an inner voice that’s telling you you’re not good enough, smart enough or strong enough? Learn techniques to identify and pacify that negative inner voice and create your own positive mantra.
This plan is not a substitute for medical care and does not offer personalised advice. If you or your loved ones suffer from mental ill-health then we strongly encourage you to consult a registered health practitioner (GP, Registered Psychologist).
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Frequently Asked Questions
Who can do this challenge?
Anyone, anywhere, and on any device! This is for you if you want some help and motivation to improve your mental wellbeing. You’ll need access to a smartphone or computer to take part.
When does the challenge start?
It begins on Monday 4 October and finishes on Sunday 24 October.
Why should I give this challenge a go?
1. To learn the theory and practice of 7 ways to improve mental wellbeing.
2. To support a family member or friend who would benefit from better mental wellbeing.
3. To upgrade your brain, banish anxiety and feel alive.
Do I have to assemble a team to do the challenge?
Not at all. You can complete the challenge as an individual, or as a team of 2-10 people. There is no team registration on the site – everyone signs up as an individual.