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Mental wellbeing while staying at home

on Fri, 15/05/2020 - 11:11am

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

You may feel bored, frustrated or lonely. You may also be low, worried or anxious, or concerned about your finances, your health or those close to you.

It's important to remember that it is OK to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently. Remember, this situation is temporary and, for most of us, these feelings will pass. Staying at home may be difficult, but you are helping to protect yourself and others by doing it.

The tips and advice here are things you can do now to help you keep on top of your mental wellbeing and cope with how you may feel while staying at home. Make sure you get further support if you feel you need it.

Read more here, with good links:-

Including advice on:-

  1. Finding out about your employment and benefits rights
  2. Planning practical things
  3. Staying connected with others
  4. Talking about your worries
  5. Looking after your body
  6. Staying on top of difficult feeling
  7. Not staying glued to the news
  8. Carrying on doing things you enjoy
  9. Taking time to relax
  10. Thinking about your new daily routine
  11. Looking after your sleep
  12. Keeping your mind active
  13. Plus, further support and advice