Wellbeing tips

Overview

  • A new normal requires new habits and some creative thinking about your psychological well-being. Now that many of us are forced to work remotely full-time, need to take care of young and old family members during working hours, are feeling stuck or isolated, are separated from loved ones, and have reduced options for regular physical exercise and social activities, we must think differently and creatively about ways to keep healthy in mind and body. Below you can find some tips and resources.


    Staying healthy at home

    Tips if you are feeling anxious

    1. Keep things in perspective.
    2. Get the facts.
    3. Communicate with your children.
    4. Remember basic well-being practices.
    5. Maintain work/life balance.
    6. Stay in regular contact with friends/family, and use technology creatively to do this.
    7. Practice mindfulness.
    8. Regulate your news media monitoring, especially TV news. Read articles, instead, or opt to just watch the news at a single time each day.
    9. A good antidote to adversity is kindness and compassion.

    Guided meditation and yoga

    Mindfulness meditation is a great option to incorporate into your regular routine to reduce anxiety and stress, and if you’ve never tried it before, now’s your chance! Find a comfortable yet alert seated position, keep your back straight, and click on the link below, where several audio clips can be played.