You may be worried about coronavirus (Covid-19) and how it could affect your life. This may include having to spend a lot of time at home. Or you may have concerns about being around other people.
This may feel difficult or stressful. But there are lots of things you can try to help your wellbeing.
This information is to help you cope if:
You can also visit these pages for the latest government coronavirus rules where you live:
Build physical activity into your daily routine, if possible. There are options for most ages and abilities. This includes things you can try indoors, if you're spending lots of time at home. For example:
Bringing nature into your everyday life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing. It can improve your mood, reduce feelings of stress or anger, and make you feel more relaxed.
If you're spending a lot of time at home, you could try the following ideas. These can help you get the positive effects of nature while staying indoors:
See our pages on nature and mental health for more information about the benefits of spending time in nature.
Stay connected with current events, but take care with where you find your news and health information. Try to use trusted sources to find reliable updates.
Our page on coping with mental health problems during coronavirus includes information about living with anxiety during the pandemic, and tips on how to yourself cope.
There are lots of different ways that you can relax, take notice of the present moment and use your creative side. These include:
"To keep myself well, I exercise at home, listen to calming music, dance to upbeat music and also use the time to text people."
We have lots more pages of advice and support for your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic, which are all available from our coronavirus hub.
You may find these pages especially helpful:
You can also see our coronavirus useful contacts for links to government and NHS coronavirus guidance, other helpful organisations and different ways to get support during coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact on our mental health. Help us be there for everyone who needs us at this crucial time.