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7 Tips for Managing Anxiety and Worry


In this information video Dr Alice Liddell explains how anxiety and worry can become a vicious cycle and shares 7 Tips for Managing Anxiety and Worry:

  1. Being kind to yourself
  2. Taking practical steps
  3. Letting go
  4. Staying present
  5. Postponing worry
  6. Limiting triggers
  7. Relaxation exercises
About this video
  • The video is 11 minutes long.
  • You may wish to pause the video to make a note of each tip and consider how you can apply it.
  • If you're not able to watch it in full, you can always come back to it at a later time.

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7 Tips for Improving Emotional Wellbeing

In this information video Dr Alice Liddell explains how different types of activities can improve emotional wellbeing and shares suggestions across 7 areas of activity:

  1. Connecting with others
  2. Looking after our bodies
  3. Staying active
  4. Engaging our minds
  5. Connecting to nature
  6. Keeping up with day-to-day tasks
  7. Relaxing & staying present

 About this video

  • The video is 19 minutes long.
  • You may wish to pause the video to make a note of each tip and consider how you can apply it.
  • If you're not able to watch it in full, you can always come back to it at a later time.

If you need help now, please see our Urgent Help Page

Useful Links


Wellbeing & Mental Health

There is some excellent information online about anxiety, stress and mood available from EveryMindMatters.

More information on managing your mental health and wellbeing during coronavirus can be found at Mind and the UK Government website.

For anyone who is recovering having had COVID-19, the new Your COVID Recovery website is full of great advice to help both your body and mind recover from the virus.

Mindfulness

Please note that if you are considering starting a mindfulness practice; please speak to a course facilitator first about the appropriateness of the timing of this for you.

You can find out more about what mindfulness is on the NHS website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mindfulness/ and local mindfulness provision here. https://sussexmindfulnesscentre.nhs.uk/

OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorders)

You can find a range of useful resources and helpline support for OCD at both OCD UK and OCD Action.

A helpful self-help guide for OCD from Penine Care can also be downloaded here.

Relaxation exercises

You can find more details of breathing exercises here https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/ and here. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/ways-relieve-stress/

Apps can also be another useful resource for accessing relaxation exercises, see here for the NHS recommended apps page. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/moodzone-mental-wellbeing-audio-guides/

 

Local services and helplines:

If you live in East Sussex, You're already here: https://www.healthinmind.org.uk/

If you live in Brighton & Hove: https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org/


If you need more urgent support:

Health in Mind is a therapy service and not an urgent care or crisis service.

If your needs are urgent please visit our Urgent Help Page for information on what we mean by urgent help and crisis and a list of useful numbers and websites.