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COVID-19 Resources

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    Helping you and your family stay well during COVID-19

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    These are unprecedented times and most, if not all of us, are struggling to adapt to new ways of living and working. We have collated some of our most popular resources to help you and your family protect your wellbeing when everything else seems uncertain. 

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    COVID-19 keeping well

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing your wellbeing in the face of COVID-19.

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    COVID-19 resilience

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about building resilience in the face of COVID-19.

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    COVID-19 managing worries

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing worries in the face of COVID-19.

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    COVID-19 staying connected

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about staying connected; particularly in the face of the current social distancing and isolation measures, aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19.

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    Managing your wellbeing if you’re self-isolating due to COVID-19

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    Human beings are social animals and isolation for extended periods of time can naturally cause us to feel anxious or low. Here are some tips to help you stay well should you need to self-isolate.

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    Managing your wellbeing during COVID-19

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    COVID-19 has brought with it confusing and worrying times, and many of us are finding maintaining our emotional wellness a challenge. Here are a few ways that you can manage your wellbeing during uncertain times.

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    Dealing with difficult customers

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    We’ll no doubt all have times when we’re required to deal with an unhappy or aggressive customer. Although it can be unsettling, here are some things you can do to reduce the impact on your own wellbeing, and that of your colleagues and other customers.

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    Looking after your financial wellness

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    We all have money worries from time to time, and given the uncertainty we are facing due to COVID-19, it’s essential that we arm ourselves with as many coping strategies and best practices as we can. Here are some positive steps which you can take to look after your financial wellbeing.

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    Caring for family and friends during times of crisis

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    Connection with other people is incredibly important, and evidence shows that our physical and mental health can suffer without social support. Here is some information to consider while caring for your loved ones during COVID-19.  

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    Managing health anxiety

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    Health anxiety is an unfounded, sometimes all-consuming worry about having, or developing, a serious medical condition. Learn about managing health anxiety in these uncertain times.

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    What to do when someone dies

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    Losing someone close to us is arguably one of the most difficult experiences we can go through. Bereavement can be made even more traumatic when we don’t know what practical steps to take, or where to turn to first.

COVID-19 Working from home

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    Taking care of your musculoskeletal system while working from home

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Sitting for long periods of time has health implications and can affect your musculoskeletal system. Learn how you can introduce more movement and exercise into your lifestyle as you work from home.  

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    Dealing with change during uncertain times

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Change is inevitable throughout our lives, especially in these unprecedented times. DeltaV Partners explore the psychology of change and how we can become better equipped to cope.

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    The benefits of rest and recovery while you work from home

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    When we’re properly resting, we restore, replenish, reduce anxiety, digest and improve our wellbeing. Find out more about the importance of rest and recovery during these uncertain times.

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    Working from home is here to stay

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    Many of us are now either working from home full-time or are based at home at least a few days a week. No doubt, you’ve found it a both challenging and rewarding experience. it’s unlikely that the workplace will ever look the same as it did pre-COVID and it could be that many roles will continue to be home-based in the very long term.

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    Managing remote teams during COVID-19

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    Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, you might already have had team members working from home, or this might have been a completely new experience for you and your team. Here are some tips to help you manage your team remotely.

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    The benefits of staying hydrated

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Hydration is an integral part of your health and wellbeing. It improves productivity and performance but is quite often neglected. Here are a few reasons why it is important to be hydrated while you work from home.

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    Managing your emotions during a crisis

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    With all the potential added stressors many of us are now experiencing, managing emotions is critical for our health and wellbeing, and for others around us. Check out some practical tips to help you manage your emotions.

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    The importance of setting goals

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Goal setting is a great way of managing stress and remaining calm, resilient and happy, especially when you are under pressure. Here are a few tips to help you stay on track.

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    Improving your sleep quality during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    DeltaV Partners have explored the topic of sleep and the effect it has on our health and wellbeing. Learn more about circadian rhythms and how you can improve your sleep quality in these uncertain times.

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    Why is movement beneficial to our cognitive function?

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    DeltaV partners explore the topic of movement and why it is so beneficial to our cognitive function. They also look at its effects on children and how you can bring more movement into your day.

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    Building your immune system while working from home

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    The need for a strong immune system is clear. When out of sync and unbalanced, we will struggle to fight off infection and disease. Find out how you can support your immune system with essential vitamins and minerals.

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    Managing your stress during COVID-19

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Stress is a chemical response. Regardless of the stimuli, internal, external or environmental, our human response is always the same. Learn about the locus of control and how you can manage your stress levels while you are at home.

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    Forming healthy habits to increase productivity and resilience

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Habits are routine behaviours done on a regular basis which are integral to our ability to function. Learn how you can manage your habits and form healthy ones while working from home.

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    Maintaining your family’s physical wellness

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    As we spend more time at home, it is important we manage our physical wellbeing and stay as active as possible. We have collated our nine favourite articles to give you and your loved ones some inspiration.

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