10 ways to care for your mental health


The pressures and challenges caused by the ongoing coronavirus lockdown may leave many of us feeling overwhelmed and uncertain.

The Action for Happiness movement is proposing that people observe a “daily pause” amid the crisis to help look after their mental health.

Supported by historian Sir Anthony Seldon, co-founder of Action for Happiness, the concept would see participants spend two minutes each day to breathe, relax and reflect.

He says: “We need to be humans being, not humans doing. At this vexed time, it is vital that we look after our mental health.”

Everyone is different and will find their own way to cope, but here are a few more ideas Action for Happiness suggests that could help you care for yourself:

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