There’s no doubt that living through a pandemic is stressful and worrying time for everyone. Professor Eilish Givarry, a Consultant Psychiatrist in Addictions, gives her top five tips for boosting your mental health during Covid.

From being kind to yourself, to the many benefits of exercise, give Eilish’s advice a go and see how you feel.

1/ Be kind to yourself and others – keep in contact with people and make that call

2/ Structure your day

3/ Daily exercise – perhaps the most important and best if you can do this in sunlight

4/ Do something new which you like – and which doesn’t involve alcohol

5/ If you need to lose weight, now is the time – and cutting out alcohol is a great way to start

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