Although it may feel as though this year there haven’t been many reasons to be thankful, being appreciative of what we have or do is good for our health.
Read our December newsletter Attitude to Gratitude to find out ways to celebrate what we are thankful for with our families.
This time of year gives us a good opportunity to think about the year coming to an end and a new one beginning. In a year that has been like no other, our tip sheets look at the Christian event of Advent and reflect on the themes sharing simple ideas for you and your family.
New guidance on how to keep safe over the Christmas period has been issued by the Government. Keep up to date with the latest guidelines and restrictions for Lincolnshire at Government Guidance for Christmas Period and on the Lincolnshire County Council Social media pages. #LCC
Find out the latest advice on face-coverings, managing your feelings and your wellbeing at www.mind.org.uk.
To find information about mental health support near you go to Connect to Support Lincolnshire.
As we continue to do the best we can for people we love and to make sure we keep up with other responsibilities, it is too easy to forget we need to look after ourselves.
Looking after your physical health is easier than you might think. Active Lincolnshire have ideas for you, whatever your ability. Why not have a go at coaching your favourite Sport?
Having good emotional health doesn’t mean that you should feel good all the time. Find out how you can have the skills and resources to manage the challenges everyday life brings at Healthline – Emotional Health.
We all need some extra help at times. If you feel you need some support to enjoy life more or to feel you could make better choices go to Every Mind Matters to find out how to get some support.
Healthy Minds Lincolnshire have developed a range of online workshops to support children/young people and families learn new strategies to manage a variety of emotional wellbeing concerns. Find a list of their workshops here.
Keeping in touch with people we trust is important for our mental wellbeing. Look at NHS anxiety tips for the facts and advice about how to cope if you are worried about the coronavirus situation.
Have a look at some Handy Top Tips.
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Action for Happiness Calendar for December focuses on being kind to yourself as well as others. Each day a has a simple idea to be kind and help each other.