Anxiety and Covid-19


Covid-19 has disrupted our lives and caused some of us to feel higher levels of anxiety.

This page has some tips and information on how to help you manage your anxiety around Covid-19.


Tips and information


Useful pages on iThrive

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Anxiety self-help guides

We’ve put together resources on anxiety, links to organisations, factsheets, videos, podcasts and exercises which can help you better understand different types of anxiety, what causes it and ways to manage it.

What can I do right now to calm down?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious or scared, try these simple exercises to help you calm down.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the ability to be present in the here and now. This can help you be more aware and understanding of your feelings in a non-judgemental way. On this page, you can find a range of mindfulness tips and ideas to help you feel calmer and help you to thrive.

Relaxation

Finding ways to relax can help reduce feelings of stress, anxiety and worry. On this page, you can find a range of relaxation tips and ideas to help you feel calmer and help you to thrive.

Wellness Toolkit

Just like you have a first aid kit at home for injuries, you can have a wellness toolkit to help improve your wellbeing. Here you can find a collection of resources on how to create your own wellness toolkit (some call it a self-soothe box/kit).


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