In circumstances like these, when you are needed to do more and more, it is too easy to allow self-care to be the first thing that we all let drop. However, maintaining your own resources and keeping regulated is going to be important to us all.

Useful Resources

Have a look at this Be Kind to Yourself sheet developed by the DSPL3 Outreach Team

Useful Websites:

MIND has a very useful Coronavirus and your wellbeing section on their website

Every Mind Matters provides general information about looking after your mental health which would be relevant during this challenging time as much as at any other time and provides top tips to improve emotional wellbeing:​ ​

This Zero to Three  resource contains ideas for self-care

Psychology Today reminds us to take a balanced approach

Headspace has a free trial which introduces guided meditation/mindfulness practices

Katy Bowman’s website Nutritious Movement has a wealth of resources and ideas for integrating more natural movement into daily life, helpful when you aren’t able to get out as much as usual.

Make a Nest!

How to protect your mental health (BBC) 

Coronavirus and your wellbeing (Mind UK)

5 ways to wellbeing (Mindkit)