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How to Lift Your Mood During Lockdown

  1. Arrange some personal time.
  2. Give yourself some space to do some things that you enjoy.

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  3. Acceptance of spouse and other house members as they are.
  4. We are all in it together. This is a phrase you hear frequently at the moment. We may all be dealing with emotional issues of not being allowed out to do our normal things.

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  5. Plan for expected problems.
  6. Spend some time talking with other members of your household. Talking about your feelings can help.

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  7. Take space when tensions heat up.
  8. Go for a walk, sit in the garden, sit in another room. Maybe do yoga, or some exercise.

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  9. Add structure to your day.
  10. Having a routine can help. But at the same time be flexible, it may change.

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  11. Eat well and stay hydrated.
  12. Avoid sugar, caffeine and alcohol as best you can.

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  13. Sleep or rest.
  14. Make sure you stay well-rested.

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  15. Socialise.
  16. Using an online platform such as Zoom or Skype, Houseparty or Facetime to speak to your friends and loved ones.

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  17. Show compassion.
  18. This starts with yourself. Loving yourself and being kind to yourself. Movement through Feldenkrais, Yoga, Meditation or Mindfulness are good ways to start.

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