Wellbeing In Your Home Office

Being at home every day is a new thing for most people. Whether you're working remotely or looking after the kids whilst they're off school, being at home for prolonged periods can be tough.

We've compiled a list of useful resources for you from online workouts to mental wellbeing tips.

 

FOR YOUR BODY

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Getting exercise doesn't need to be difficult – you don't even need to leave the house! Clear some space in the living room and follow along with the NHS' easy 10-minute workout videos.

To stay fit and healthy, you're recommended to get at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week, or around 20 to 30 minutes a day. Plus, you should aim to do strengthening and balance exercises at least 2 days a week. The NHS' home workouts are an easy way to help you reach your exercise goals, so give them a go!

Home Workout Videos

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Over 250+ FREE home workouts on the Body Coach YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/playlists


 

FOR YOUR MIND

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Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. The NHS have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

Find guidance, advice and tips on how to maintain your mental wellbeing while remaining at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Mental Wellbeing While Staying At Home

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It's natural to feel anxious during times of uncertainty. See the NHS' 10 simple things you can do to maintain your mental wellbeing and deal with anxiety about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

10 tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus

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If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it's important to get support.

SAMARITANS: When life is tough, Samaritans are here to listen at any time of the day or night. You can talk to them about anything that's troubling you, no matter how difficult. Call free on 116 123 or visit the Samaritans website

PAPYRUS: If you are under 35 and feel that life is not worth living any more, call Papyrus's HopelineUK from 9am to 10pm weekdays and 2pm to 10pm on weekends. Call HopelineUK on 0800 068 41 41 or text 07786 209697

CALM: CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason. Call 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight). Free, anonymous webchat with trained staff

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Bereavement Support

We understand that losing a loved one can feel overwhelming, especially if the death was sudden, untimely and unexpected.

There are a number of organisations who can support you and your family during this distressing time.

These include:

The Compassionate Friends offer support to families after the death of a child of any age and from any cause. Visit their website or alternatively, call: 0345 123 2304