Top tips for looking after your mental health
Top tip 1
Talk to someone about how you are feeling
If you are feeling overwhelmed, speak with someone you trust. This could be a friend, family member or a helpline.
Top tip 2
Limit your news intake
Try to limit reading/watching the news no more than twice a day, and only get information from factual sources
Top tip 3
Have a routine
Routines can make us feel safe. You could get up, shower and exercise each morning as if you were going to school or work.
Top tip 4
Doing some breathing or meditation once a day can reduce anxiety and be a break from overwhelming thoughts and feelings.
Top tip 5
Keeping your body moving, such as going outside or doing an online fitness class, can really improve mental health and wellbeing.
Top tip 6
If you can, make sure you speak to people who make you laugh or feel good at least once a day.