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Looking after your mental and physical wellbeing during COVID-19

Resources to support your wellbeing while staying at home


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Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) restrictions, many of us are staying at home and practicing social distancing. This is a difficult time for many people as our regular routines have been disrupted, we’re unable to do the things we enjoyed doing before COVID-19, and many people are worried about the impact COVID-19 may have on friends and family.

Staying at home can be difficult for many people so it’s important to look after both our physical and mental wellbeing during this time. Looking after our wellbeing can help reduce stress and anxiety, and can make us more resilient.

There are many things that can influence your wellbeing including exercise, healthy eating, sense of belonging, relationships, and self-care. Below are some ways you can look after your physical and mental wellbeing during the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic.

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The five ways to wellbeing are a set of simple steps that have been proven to improve people’s wellbeing and help them feel better. This can be a useful tool for figuring out how to cope during this time of social distancing and isolation.

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Published April 20th2020
Last updated Sep­tem­ber 18th2020
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