In this important two-minute read, we look at six ways people in Birmingham & Lichfieldcan look after their mental health and that of their loved ones as we head into winter.
In early November, a week after the clocks went back, there was a spike in the UK’s highest levels of acute loneliness during the pandemic, according to the Office for National Statistics.
A BBC report claimed that the longer, darker evenings had led to 8% of adults saying they were feeling “always, or often lonely”. This is a staggering 4.2 million people across Britain.
Now, more than ever before, it’s essential to note how we’re feeling mentally as well as physically.
With mindfulness in mind, here are six ideas from the Mental Health Foundation to improve your mental wellbeing over the winter months.
At Barrows & Forresterwe see the big picture. And we know our community cares about more than just property, so we love sharing articles like this and hope they help you or someone you care about.
Thanks for reading and let’s look out for each other this winter.
PS: The Mental Health Foundation has published some handy articles providing advice and support for people who need it. Visit: www.mentalhealth.org.uk
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Posted on November 25, 2020