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Wellbeing & keeping active

Guides and advice to help you manage

Our world is changing rapidly at the moment. Given some of the news coverage, it would be hard not to worry about what it all means for yourself, and for those you love. Worry and anxiety are common problems at the best of times, and when it takes over it can become all-encompassing. Take a look below at the links to various guides, videos and tools that might be able to help you.

From psychology tools

A guide to living with worry and anxiety during Covid-19

From the author of the happiness trap, Russ Harris

FACE COVID’ is a set of practical steps for responding effectively to the Corona crisis, using the principles of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). There is both a PDF and a video below that offer these practical steps you can take.




Advice from the NHS

NHS - mental well-being while staying at home

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust have some great short-guides on dealing with certain feelings in the context of coronavirus:

Low mood/depression

Worry and uncertainty

Recovering from trauma


Adur & Worthing Wellbeing 

Adur & Worthing wellbeing can help you to find local wellbeing information and services. They can also support you in getting your family fitter, doing some regular exercise, dealing with stress, kicking a habit, or simply improving your general wellbeing. A lot of this information can be obtained through the link below. At present, they are providing advice over the phone too (01903 221450).

Adur & Worthing wellbeing

Keeping active and healthy at home (online videos)

Please see below links to various videos and websites that can help with keeping active and healthy at home:

Adur & Worthing: get active workouts

Adur & Worthing: get active homepage

NHS - fitness guides/exercising tips

NHS - fitness videos

Active Sussex and REBOOT activities schedule

some great advice on general wellbeing from the Flourishing families clinic

Sam Cartwright-Hatton, Professor of Clinical Child Psychology. Abby Dunn, Research Fellow. University of Sussex, and Sussex Partnership NHS Trust. It’s a worrying time, isn’t it? Here are some tips that we think might help in the current situation. We are using themselves with our own children.