The world is an overwhelming place at the moment. Anxiety and uncertainty are common emotions, with the Covid-19 lockdown tightening and easing, and social distancing measures changing almost weekly. Taking care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic is paramount.
With news outlets and social media platforms becoming plagued with information about spikes in coronavirus cases and projected deaths, it’s easy to feel like the world is all about the pandemic. You may feel like there’s no way out.
The infographic below (although produced in Canada) provides not only facts and statistics about how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on mental health, but also includes some useful tips and guidelines that you can practice at home.
These will help you look after your physical and mental wellbeing.
You will also find some valuable information about looking out for signs and symptoms that your loved ones are struggling with their mental health, and how to help them if they are.
Contained within this infographic are also some useful pointers to keep in mind about mental health. We feel that reducing the stigma is vital, and we’re here to help you understand what yourself, or your nearest and dearest who are perhaps not coping well, need during this unprecedented time.
Remember, you are not alone in your feelings; whether anxiety, sadness, survivor’s guilt, or loneliness, it will pass given time.
Staying at home or abiding by lockdown restrictions can be difficult for some, but in the long-run, you’re doing what you can to protect yourself and others.
Take a look at our infographic below to learn more about coronavirus and mental health – and don’t forget to share it with others who you think will benefit from this expert advice.