Health and Wellbeing

Exercise

Now everyone is spending a lot more time at home, it is having an impact on how or if we exercise. In fact physical activity is more important than ever right now. Being active in a way that is right for you can improve your physical health, help manage stress and anxiety and just generally make you feel better.

NHS Fitness Studio.
NHS | 21 April 20

Take your pick from 24 instructor-led videos across our aerobics exercise, strength and resistance, and pilates and yoga categories.

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One You
NHS | 21 April 20

Getting exercise doesn't need to be difficult – you don't even need to leave the house! Clear some space in the living room and give our easy 10-minute workouts a go.

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Doing activity at home
| 21 April 20

Remember, in any given day, you can still go outside for one form of exercise, such as a walk, a run or a cycle, if you're well enough and as long as you’re on your own, or with members of your household. Please always follow the latest official advice on social distancing - which means staying more than two metres from others. Please find below information on national and local support for doing activity at home while leisure centres and sports groups are closed: Please find below information on national and local support for doing activity at home while leisure centres and sports groups are closed. Hastings: Active Hastings - Wealden: Freedom Leisure - Eastbourne and the Havens: Wave Leisure

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Mental Health

If you have to stay at home because of coronavirus, it’s important to take care of your mind as well as your body. NHS One You: Every Mind Matters have provided advice to help people stay on top pf their mental wellbeing and cope with the challenges and anxieties of this period while staying at home. Every mind matters NHS Senior psychologists from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are offering advice and guidance to help people take care of their mental health during the coronavirus crisis – and beyond. Health and social care news How to look after your family’s mental health when you’re stuck indoors Parent info YourEastSussex

Mindfulness exercises for children.

NHS Mindfullness
NHS | 21 April 20

NHS Mindfulness paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing.

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5 Mindfulness exercises for children
Youtube | 21 April 20

Here are 5 easy and practical mindfulness techniques kids from the age of 5+ can use to self-regulate, calm down, tune into their listening and sharpen concentration

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Guided meditation for children
Annaka Harris | 21 April 20

Guided meditation for children resources

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Addiction

It’s really important that we all follow the official advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and avoid meeting anyone we don’t live with. This will save lives. You can help keep yourself safe by staying in touch with your friends online or by phone rather than meeting up. This entry was last updated: 21st April, 2020

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