Be Active for Mental Health

Having free time, and spending it wisely, is important for good  health. Science is increasingly coming to realize that the states of our minds and bodies are linked. Relaxation is important, as is exercise, but maybe most important of all is having fun.

This section has suggestions for activities that won't break the bank - or your mental health.

Staying mentally healthy and happy includes being physically active. Hiking is a great activity and it doesn't require a lot of expensive gadgets.  Below is a list of some of the hiking trails accessible by Metro Transit in Halifax Regional Municipality.

Everyone needs a mental break during the day. Many Haligoinans have discovered yoga is a physically and mentally rewarding way to get that.

It feels good to get out and be active in your community. It's a great way to stay healthy and well. Halifax Regional Municipality offers lots of things to do for every age group and ability.  Most activities on the following list cost nothing. Have fun!