Healthy Living with Mental Illness

Wellness Action Plan

There are things that you can do to help yourself be well and stay well. These are the simple, effective things that you know work for you.

What's your wellness action plan?

Some Common Wellness Tools are:

  • Talk to a friend
  • Eat three healthy meals per day
  • Take a nap
  • Exercise
  • Play with my pet
  • Journal
  • Go for a walk
  • Relaxation exercise
  • Look at pictures and scrapbooks
  • Go to support group
  • Be with people who love me
  • Read
  • Do something nice for someone else
  • Watch a video
  • Listen to music
  • Take a bubble bath
  • Put on a favorite outfit
  • See my counselor
  • Ask for a medication check
  • Positive affirmations
  • Get outdoor light
  • Make music

For local resources where you can explore creating your own wellness action plan, see Recovery Innovations or Turning Point Foundation in the sidebar.

Source: Mary Ellen Copeland, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)