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