A new calendar for October has launched online to help motivate people with their mental health and wellbeing.

Indian Muslim Women’s Society (IMWS) have shared the post via twitter saying “A new month of optimism and passion for helping others. Shout out to all the volunteers doing a wonderful job. #1stOctober #batley.”

As the theme is ‘Optimistic October’ everyone is encouraged to work on a positive mindset and people on social media can use the hashtag ‘#OptimisticOctober’ to spread the word.


Many Twitter users have already shared the hashtag, quoting the relevant message for the day.

Action for Happiness created the wellness calendar. They are a registered charity who are committed to building a happier and more caring society.

Action for Happiness bring together like-minded people from all walks of life and help them take practical action, drawing on the latest scientific research.

They are backed by leading experts from diverse fields including psychology, education, economics, and social innovation.

This months theme ties in perfectly for World Mental Health Day which is on 10 October.

Today’s message is, “Start your day with the most important thing on your list.”


It is a perfect message for a Monday and to get everyone in a positive mindset for the rest of week.

To access the October calendar, you can visit and download it via