“Just as rain breaks through an ill-thatched house, so afflicting passions penetrate a poorly-guarded mind.” Dhammapada, Ch1, Verse 13

The NHS recommends five ways to help improve your mental health and wellbeing. These approaches are all aligned with Buddhist beliefs and teachings.

The Five Ways to Wellbeing & Buddhism has been designed in collaboration with members of London’s Buddhist communities, with the support of The Buddhist Society and in consultation with the Network of Buddhist Organisations.

You can read the full Five ways to good mental wellbeing & Buddhism leaflets in various languages by clicking on the links below:

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Good Thinking has also worked with London’s Buddhist community to create a series of videos

Medini Richardson, Buddhist Chaplain, on connecting with others

Mariano Marcigaglia, Buddhist Chaplain, on being physically active

David Morris, Buddhist Chaplain, on learning something new every day

Keith Munnings, Buddhist Healthcare Chaplain, on giving to others

Ven Kassapa, Resident monk at The London Buddhist Vihara, on paying attention to the present moment

If you would like to print our leaflet please click on the link below & refer to our instructions :

  • Make sure your printer is set to A4.
  • Make sure that the 'Print on both sides of the paper' option is checked - this will ensure you can fold the pages together to create your own booklet.
  • Finally, click the 'Flip on short edge' button to ensure that the pages print the right way round.
  • This guide can be printed in black & white, but full colour is recommended.

Five ways to wellbeing & Buddhism printable leaflet

Looking to help spread the word about Good Thinking and our Buddhism resources for Londoners in your organisation? Simply download the free resources for our campaign below!

Five ways to good mental wellbeing & Buddhism - Communications Toolkit

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