Wellbeing through the COVID 19 Pandemic
A series of tips, reflections and encouraging words from Deacon Faye RN on maintaining your physical, mental and spiritual heath duing the COVID-19 lockdown.
Continue to connect with others – by phone, across the computer.
Notice the beauty in the world and your home:
Sunshine or rain
Thank someone for their kindness
List the things you are grateful for
Be active, even in small ways, whatever you can manage.
Find ways to gi
The Prime Minister interviews Nigel Latta, Clinical Psychologist
What tips does Nigel Latta give us about coping in lockdown?
Don’t watch the news broadcasts too often.
Don’t focus too much on what the future might look like. Instead focus on ‘now’.
What are the things that will help me now? What can I d
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COVID-19 - My thoughts for today
Can’t exercise while in isolation? Due to lack of motivation, energy, mobility or space?
Exercise is vital for maintaining our physical and mental health especially while in lockdown.
Think about the following:
Walking the length of the lounge, the hallway, the patio, deck or back yard. May be eve
From Deacon Faye
As we journey through Holy Week to the Easter celebration we are unable to meet as usual in our church building..... it is a building. An important building in our community nonetheless. It is about community and we are all currently
Your emotional and mental wellbeing is extremely important.
It is normal to feel stressed or lonely when self-isolating.
There are some things you can do to improve your sense of well-being.
Even if you are not sick you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19. This is normal.
Reach out to your usual supports – family and whanau, fri