The COVID-19 pandemic may generate feelings of anxiety and fear. It is perfectly natural for each of us to feel stress, anxiety, fear and loneliness during this time. Whatever way you are feeling, it is legitimate. 

You may also be finding it difficult to find ways to fill your time. It may seem like social distancing has given you no choice but to stay at home, but it's important to remember that making time for yourself improves your mental wellbeing. 

Use this time to set your own pace, think and reflect, discover new things about yourself and improve your self-esteem. We've put together some suggestions below to help. If you would prefer to speak to someone, please call our dedicated Community Advice & Listening Line on 01324 827383. This line is manned between the hours of 9am and 7pm, seven days a week. You can also request further information via email.

Guidance - Looking after yourself

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