Millions of people in England will enjoy new freedoms in the coming weeks as lockdown eases.
Most restrictions will be lifted paving the way for much greater in-person social contact than any of us have experienced for months.
While for lots of people this will be exciting, for some this might be difficult after months of social restrictions.
Our Health and Wellbeing page is full of handy tips to keep you, your employees and their families happy, healthy and positive.
Help for young people to talk about death and bereavement
Anxiety is something everyone experiences at times, and feeling anxious is a perfectly natural reaction to some situations.
But sometimes feelings of anxiety can be constant, overwhelming or out of proportion to the situation and this can affect your daily life.
The good news is there are plenty of things you can try to help cope with anxiety.
Find out more and read up on the top tips for helping with anxious thoughts here…
Home Workout Videos
Still enjoy working out from the living room (or garden)?
Exercise is great for your mind as well as your body, so clear some space and follow along with some 10-minute home workouts from the NHS.
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is to help more business leaders, across the East and West Midlands, support their employees’ mental health and wellbeing, post-lockdown.
As organisations adjust to post-pandemic business conditions WMCA is extending its workplace wellbeing accreditation programme Thrive at Work which promotes employee health and wellbeing.
Active Black Country is one of 44 County Sports Partnerships (CSPs) in England working to provide opportunities for people to participate in sport and physical activity across the Black Country.
Roll and Stroll Social Prescribing Pilot part of the Big Summer of Cycling and Walking……… Find out more
If you’re isolated or just feeling anxious about coronavirus, here are some ideas to look after your mental wellbeing.
Mental Health at Work have pulled together a handy toolkit and ideas. Find out more……
Looking after your mental health
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more… some expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.
Dedicated home workouts page
WV Active have created a dedicated home workouts page for everyone to enjoy.
There are home workouts for all interests and abilities including Born to Move classes which are designed for children and Les Mills Mindfulness videos to enjoy.
The page will be updated with new workouts on a regular basis. Click here to start your next class. TIP: Best viewed in Chrome or Firefox
Five Ways to Wellbeing Activity Pack
Being at home all day can be tough and keeping yourself busy is key – especially for youngsters who are off school.
This is why our colleagues at HeadStart Wolverhampton have developed the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing Activity Pack’, which contains a lot of things to do such as physical activity, colouring and plenty of ways to still learn whilst away from school with a focus on emotional and physical wellbeing.
To download the activity book, click here.