Coronavirus – Staying Well – Mental Health and Wellbeing

Staying well during Coronavirus

Home working and staying healthy

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Tips and Ideas

Self-Help Apps

Try Mindfulness

There’s lots more FREE guided mindfulness sessions available at

Get Tested

Test and Protect – If you experience any symptoms of Covid-19, you should book a test immediately.  Don’t wait to see if the symptoms get better in a day or two.  Click on the link to the right to read more about how to get booked in.

If you need someone to talk to:


Take the FREE 28 day challege during lockdown and improve your mental and physical wellbeing
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If you’re following you are also welcome to join our ‘Coronavirus – Updates and Information’ group (link below) for daily trusted and reliable posts on both Covid-19 itself and on self-care throughput the duration of the pandemic and it’s related current measures:
You can also join our own public group which is updated with relevant information from local services.

NHS Resources

Coronavirus Guidance

Your mental wellbeing

Keeping Active

Other Resources

Top Tips

  • LIMIT THE NEWS to 2 or 3 times a day
  • STAY INFORMED from trusted sources
  • STAY CONNECTED during self-isolation
  • AVOID BURNOUT by accessing fresh air and sunlight
  • ACKNOWLEDGE the uncertainty 
  • PULL BACK reassure yourself
  • LET GO of negative thoughts and feelings
  • EXPLORE being in the moment

Learn new skills

Free online courses available

A range of professional learning resources you can access from home –  most are free and some come with certification

 Is coronavirus affecting your education or work? Explore online courses to continue studying, build professional skills, and connect with experts.

Looking after yourself

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

More useful apps

It has breathing exercises to help you reduce anxiety, online yoga and a 5 minute workout to help you keep well during self-isolation.
Headspace is a startup with one simple goal: Make meditation accessible to everyone. It does this through a smartphone app full of “guided meditations” — audio sessions where one of the company’s co-creators leads listeners on a journey of contemplation
Try Simple Habit for free today and join over 5 million people on this life-changing journey. Sleep better and be happier in your life, marriage, parenthood, work, and health.
Calm, named the 2017 iPhone app of the year by Apple itself, promises to help users sleep better, boost confidence and reduce stress and anxiety, all with the help of guided meditations, soothing music, and bedtime stories.
What’s Up is an app designed to provide helpful tools for managing depression. The app is based on principles of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and includes multiple features …

Online Exercises


Jenni Auld (Addison), our onsite Pilates instructor is running online classes through Facebook for anyone to join in.  Just send her a message and she’ll get you added in

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