Caring for your wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak

Caring for your wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak

The situation we‘re currently in due to Covid-19 may be causing you, or those close to you, anxiety or worry. We’ve gathered together some resources from experts and professional bodies about supporting and managing wellbeing.

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Health & Fitness

Staying active and exercising is just as important for mental wellbeing and it is for physical wellbeing. Below are a few short workouts to get you started, but you can find many more online.

+ Fun, low impact workout for total beginners

+ 20 minute full body workout

+ NHS 10 minute home workout

+ Yoga for complete beginners

+ 10 minute yoga session for beginners


Apps to help you learn mindfulness, meditation and breathing techniques; to help you manage worry, fear, stress, depression and anxiety; to help you build emotional resilience and focus on positivity.

+ Calm – Meditate, Sleep & Relax app

Breathe2Relax – “belly breathing” technique

Happify overcome negative thoughts, stress, and life’s challenges

SAM App – understand and manage anxiety

+ Sanvellolots of support to help improve mental health

Thrive: Feel Stress Free – tips to relieve stress and anxiety

Smiling Mind – incorporate mindfulness into daily life

+ Wysa Happiness Chabot – build emotional resilience

I love Huefor when you feel you have no control

Worry Watch – reduce anxiety by journaling

What’s Up? – cope with depression, anxiety, stress and anger

Well Mind – free NHS & mental health app

Covemusic journal to help with mental health

Reflectly – deal with negative thoughts through journaling

Happy not perfect – look after you mind in a fun way

Woman looking outside through window
Man doing fitness stretches
Woman with bright sun behind her

Other resources and support

+ Handwashing advice – the most important thing you can do to protect yourself from Coronavirus

Government guidance for everyone on how to keep yourself safe during the COVID19 outbreak.

+ Samaritansa charity that provides confidential emotional support to people who are facing feelings of separation or despair or even suicide. Contact them on freephone number 116 123 or via email at

If you are worried about your health and feel you need some medical advice, then please contact 111.
If it is an emergency, and there is a threat to life, then please dial 999.