Had a cardiac

event?

WHAT TO DO?

SAD, IRRITABLE, OR ANGRY?

TALK ABOUT IT!

Silence and isolation are risky.

ENGAGE IN FUN ACTIVITIES/DO MILD PHYSICAL EXERCISE

It will allow you to

  • Relax
  • Take your mind off things
  • Live in the ‘now’
REACH OUT TO OTHERS

It’s important to be connected
Don’t be alone – build a team and be a team player!
Being with others has a protective effect

ANXIOUS, ALONE, OR STRESSED?

AVOID AVOIDING THE ISSUE

Avoidance behaviour almost always worsens the situation.

  • Face things head-on
  • Deal with obstacles and challenges
  • Make a game plan

Be strategic, work hard to win!

LIVE FULLY IN THE PRESENT

Savour your coffee
Enjoy your walk
Connect with your family and friends

THINK REALISTICALLY

See things for what they are.
Consider all the aspects of your situation:

  • Positive, negative and neutral

BENCHED?

BRAVE THE UNKNOWN, IT HELPS!

Try new things: complete your bucket list

UNDERSTAND YOUR HEART DISEASE

Even though the disease has changed your life and your future plans, it can also help you to:

  • See life differently
  • Reconsider your priorities in life
It’s time to get back in the game!

Had a cardiac

event?

WHAT TO DO?

SAD, IRRITABLE, OR ANGRY?

TALK ABOUT IT!

Silence and isolation are risky.

ENGAGE IN FUN ACTIVITIES/DO MILD PHYSICAL EXERCISE

It will allow you to

  • Relax
  • Take your mind off things
  • Live in the ‘now’
REACH OUT TO OTHERS

It’s important to be connected
Don’t be alone – build a team and be a team player!
Being with others has a protective effect

ANXIOUS, ALONE, OR STRESSED?

AVOID AVOIDING THE ISSUE

Avoidance behaviour almost always worsens the situation.

  • Face things head-on
  • Deale with obstacles and challenges
  • Make a game plan

Be strategic, work hard to win!

LIVE FULLY IN THE PRESENT

Savour your coffee
Enjoy your walk
Connect with your family and friends

THINK REALISTICALLY

See things for what they are.
Consider all the aspects of your situation:

  • Positive, negative and neutral

BENCHED?

BRAVE THE UNKNOWN, IT HELPS!

Try new things: complete your bucket list

UNDERSTAND YOUR HEART DISEASE

Even though the disease has changed your life and your future plans, it can also help you to:

  • See life differently
  • Reconsider your priorities in life
It’s time to get back in the game!