David Jockelson’s top tips for looking after yourself on World Mental Health Day
The past months have brought many challenges and our daily lives have undeniably changed considerably due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For many this has caused a significant impact on mental health, increasing levels of stress and anxiety.
The World Health Organisation is urging for increased investment in mental health, not only by calling for more funding for mental health programmes at a national and international level, but by encouraging us to engage in small acts of self care. This could be doing something as simple as breathing exercises, meditation or practicing yoga.
For World Mental Health Day 2020, we wanted to share some fantastic advice from David Jockelson accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and a solicitor in our family law team. He suggests some small actions we can take to reduce our stress levels. He has also put together his top tips and techniques for avoiding burnout, including some activities you can incorporate into your daily routine to manage stress.
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