- Make a plan
If you need to stay at home, planning ahead should help you feel more prepared and less concerned.
- Connect with others
Maintaining healthy relationships with people we trust is important for our mental well-being.
- Talk about your worries
Remember it is OK to share your concerns with others you trust.
- Look after your body
Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, drink enough water and exercise regularly.
- Keep your mind active
Focusing on your favourite hobby or learning something new will help with anxious thoughts.
- Create a daily routine
Think about how you can adapt, create positive new routines and set yourself goals.
- Look after your sleep
Good quality sleep makes a big difference to how we feel, it’s also important to get enough.
- Focus on the present
Focusing on the present, rather than worrying about the future, can help with difficult emotions.
Source: National Health Service. 2020-04. www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters