small steps calendar

what's your small step today?

use the calendar below for daily tips and inspiration. start by taking small steps. come back each day to find a new idea.

if you need help sticking to a plan, then you can download your own calendar and track your small steps, or discover our seven tips for a healthy headspace.                   

1oct2

Day 1 

Be kind to yourself.

2oct2

Day 2

Take 5 minutes to read something fun - a chapter of a book, a comic or manga.

3oct2

Day 3

Have a zoom dinner party - cook the same meal at different houses.

4oct2

Day 4 

Take the dog for a walk. Add another block each day.

 

5oct2

Day 5 

Do some deep breathing when you get into bed.

 

6oct2

Day 6

Talk with someone you trust about how you feel.

 

7oct2

Day 7

Reduce or cut out alcohol and other drugs by organising things for early the next morning.

 

8oct2

Day 8

Do an act of kindness - compliment someone, offer to help someone or volunteer.

 

9oct2

Day 9

Dance every day. Create a new dance choreography.

 

10oct2

Day 10

Eat an apple a day - or whatever fruit you like. 

 

11oct2

Day 11

Stretch different parts of your body.

 

12oct2

Day 12

Switch to passive screen time within 1 hour of bedtime.

 

13oct2

Day 13

A phone call, email or text with a friend can help you feel connected and supported.

 

14oct2

Day 14

Schedule other activities in for times you find hard.

 

15oct2

Day 15

Breathe deeply - in and out for blocks of 10 or 20 breaths.

 

16oct2

Day 16

Play an instrument. Try a different song each day.

 

17oct2

Day 17

Make a meal with a friend.

 

18oct2

Day 18

Explore new parts of your community. It might be a park or lake nearby. 

 

19oct2

Day 19

Set the alarm at the same time every day.

 

20oct2

Day 20

Spend time with family doing a jigsaw.

 

21oct2

Day 21

Find screen free time each day.

 

22oct2

Day 22

Listen to a new song each day. Build a new playlist.

 

23oct2

Day 23

Try a nutritious snack each day - carrot sticks, nuts.

 

24oct2

Day 24

Dial into an online workout.

 25oct2

Day 25

Try mindfulness before bed. Find an app to support this.

 26oct2

Day 26

Send a text to a different person each day.

 

27oct2

Day 27

Digital Detox when you walk. Lose the phone and look at what's around you. 

 

28oct2

Day 28

Play with your pet. Teach them a new trick.

 

29oct2

Day 29

Have a meal with no processed foods. 

 

30oct2

Day 30

Choose one exercise - like squats or push ups and increase your repetitions by 5 each day.

 

31oct2

Day 31

Join a zoom/facetime chat with friends each week.