The best thing we can all do
right now, to stay safe and slow the spread of coronavirus, is to stay indoors
as much as possible. However, this can have an effect on our mental health – being
unable to go outside, being isolated from friends and family, and feeling
uncertain about what the next few months will hold. Indeed, a number of mental
health charities have already reported that this crisis has led to an increase
in cases of anxiety.*
Fortunately, there are plenty of
things you can do to protect and nurture your mental health during this time. Here
are 5 key things you can do to stay happy and mentally healthy during lockdown –
all without leaving the house!
It won’t have escaped your notice that coronavirus is having a huge effect on businesses, with direct implications for the retail and travel sectors. And as you’ll know if you manage a team of office-based staff, the effect of self-isolation is becoming apparent too. As more people choose to self-isolate, more team leaders are finding themselves having to manage people working from home, which can be a new experience, and not always an easy one.
Virtual assistants nearly always work from home. I’ve been
managing my team of virtual assistants for nearly a decade – a lot of what I’ve
learned may help other businesses as workplaces are forced to flex around
Here are my top tips: