1. Listen to Today’s Check-in
2. Take our wellbeing quiz below to help think about how covid-19 might have affected your wellbeing and to receive tailored resources
3. Click to hear more podcasts and view useful resources on the things that matter to you
“My name is Lydia Hartland-Rowe and this is a very brief check-in on Thursday, 22nd October just to say little bit about the site and what we are bringing onto it today.
We have seen less activity on the site in recent weeks and it fits for us with a general feeling that it’s very hard to know where we are now in relation to the pandemic as it unfolds. We can see something coming, we know that it’s going to have a lot in common with what we lived through in the early months of the year. We fear that it might be worse – we know that we’ve learned some lessons that will help to make some things easier, but it feels that there is much more disparity and uncertainty and a lack of clarity perhaps for many of us there may have been in those early months, however distressing they were. And at the same time we also know that there are people who are managing well, and are feeling that they can think their way through the current situation and support others to do so. We do know that self-care is still incredibly important but we’re also thinking more now within the Together in Mind team about how to promote and encourage and support each other and think about the strength of teams and organisations. But the podcast that we’re adding today is another in the series that we’ve had looking at the importance of mind and body. and another opportunity to take a few moments to think about how to put those two things together for yourself in the interests of staying strong and finding some resilience where you can.”
Our reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic are complicated. We all have our own personal reactions to “potentially traumatising events” – ‘potential’ because not everybody will be traumatised by what is happening, and ‘traumatising’ because some people will be, to a greater or lesser extent.
We have designed this simple-looking quiz asking a few questions about how your feelings have or haven’t changed because of Covid-19, to give you a broad overall profile of your response and point you towards related resources. This is not a diagnostic tool, but a bit of a sense-check for you – and for us. For more information about the Wellbeing Quiz please listen to our introductory podcast or you can view an overview of the profiles here. As we learn more about the patterns of peoples’ responses over time, we will keep updating and developing resources too. We hope you find it interesting and helpful!
Please select the statement/s (maximum 2) which apply most to you based on how you have been feeling recently.