Keeping physically well?

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It is an uncertain time for us all and staying at home means that it is more difficult than normal to keep physically well. But there are steps that we can take to address issues that might prevent us from maintaining that physical wellness.

  • Keeping active, whatever your age or ability, brings real benefits to both your physical and mental wellbeing. And there are a lot of ways to shake off the effects of sitting indoors for too long.
  • Being at home with no routine makes it really hard to eat as healthily as you usually do. We all know that feeling of wanting to eat when we’re stressed, worried or bored, so find out what you can do about it.
  • Have you noticed that you might be drinking more? Alcohol impacts your mental and physical health and your daily life then but there are tools and tips available to help you monitor your intake.  
  • With spending a lot more time at home, have you noticed you are smoking more? Smokers are more at risk of getting coronavirus due to their lungs being weaker and because they have more hand-to-mouth contact, so now is the right time to be thinking about stopping smoking.

Throughout this section, you’ll find some tools, advice, and ideas below to help keep you and your family physically well. We are keen to hear how you get on and for you to share your experience and advice to others so please do get in touch.

 

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