As well as looking out for each other and keeping in touch with friends and family, this includes keeping to a routine, staying active, taking a break, making time to do something you enjoy, and asking for help if you need it.
Tips to help you avoid unnecessary stress and deal with existing stress in a healthy way.
” if a person has unresolved issues with someone, or with an event. Sometimes they bury the uncomfortable feelings, then, possibly years later, these feelings re-surface”
Making time to get active and do one thing, however big or small, can help people feel calmer and boost mood.
“Feelings of anxiety are normal and to be expected, but there are things you can do that will help. “
Men of Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani heritage saw the steepest decline in their mental wellbeing during the Covid19 lockdown.
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“I feel as if it has made it more difficult to care for my father as I have been unable to take care of myself properly”
“I was struggling again – nearly going under.”
“We’ve never had to deal with a situation like this before, so be kind to yourself and to others, and reach out if you need to talk to someone. Support is there.” Dr John Mitchell
“You, yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” The Buddah