We recognise that self-care is different for every single person. You might prefer a relaxing bath while your friend prefers an intense cardio session. Or you might like both! It depends on the day.
Here are links to some useful resources that can support your physical and mental health in different ways, any time you need them.
Thrive LDN is a citywide movement to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Londoners, supported by the Mayor of London and led by the London Health Board partners. Two million Londoners experience some form of poor mental health every year and Londoners’ life satisfaction and feelings of self-worth are lower than the national average. Thrive LDN was established in response to this, with the aim of reducing the number of Londoners affected by poor mental health. Find out more and access Thrive LDN's resources.
Good Thinking offers advice for parents and carers and for anyone struggling with isolation during this period. It also promotes proactive self-care for the four most common mental health conditions: anxiety, low mood, sleeping difficulties and stress, and offers a self-assessment tool that provides personalised recommendations.
NHS provides 10 practical tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus.
Dragon Café in the City is now being offered as a virtual experience until Shoe Lane Library reopens to the public. Follow Dragon Cafe on Twitter for upcoming virtual events and visit the website for resources, hints and tips for wellbeing.
The Awkward Yeti offers a lighthearted approach to the complexities of mental health. Follow them on Instagram.
The Blurt Foundation is a peer-to-peer resource and support website for those who have, and are, struggling with their mental health, aiming to challenge the stigma around mental illness.