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Mental Health: Self-Isolation and Social Distancing Guide

Updated: Mar 31, 2020

Kate Byng-Hall puts together a mindful guide to help you through this testing time. | Mental Health and Mindfulness

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On Monday the 23rd of March, Boris Johnson finally announced that the United Kingdom would be entering an increased level of enforced social distancing in response to the rapidly spreading Covid-19 virus.

Essentially the country went into lockdown for the foreseeable future, with people only allowed to leave the house to get food or medication, to exercise once a day, to go to work if they are a key worker, or help the vulnerable.

During this unprecedented period of national quarantine, everyone’s health could be compromised if we don’t look after each other and ourselves. Here is a guide to many activities you can try out to protect your physical, mental, and emotional health while social distancing.

What to do at Home

Get innovative with what you have around the house and get things done which you’ve been meaning to: