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Tips for your health and wellbeing

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We all go through ups and downs in life, and experience life changes that can affect our mental health and wellbeing.

The Every Mind Matters campaign from the NHS is an excellent resource created by Public Health England, giving tips and advice on mental health and wellbeing, developed with experts, approved by the NHS and endorsed by the Royal College of General Practitioners.

That’s why we wanted to share these useful tip links with you to raise awareness of health and wellbeing, not just during these unprecedented times whilst working at home, but life choices to help you to keep healthy in mind and body all year round.

Thanks to the NHS and Every Mind Matters campaign for these useful tips.

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Keep safe and well.

7 simple tips to tackle working from home

If you are working from home, here are some tips to help focus your mind and keep healthy.

  1. Establish your own routine
  2. Make a dedicated workspace
  3. Give yourself a break
  4. Stay connected
  5. Set boundaries
  6. Start thinking longer term
  7. Be kind to yourself


11 simple tips on how to sit at your desk correctly

If you sit in front of a computer regularly for any length of time, here are some tips to help your posture.

  1. Support your back
  2. Adjust your chair
  3. Rest your feet on the floor
  4. Place your screen at eye level
  5. Have the keyboard straight in front of you
  6. Keep your mouse close
  7. Avoid screen reflection
  8. Avoid wearing bifocals
  9. Make objects easy to reach
  10. Avoid phone strain
  11. Take regular breaks


5 steps to mental wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.

  1. Connect with other people
  2. Be physically active
  3. Learn new skills
  4. Give to others
  5. Pay attention to the present moment (mindfulness)




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