It is almost impossible to get through Christmas without experiencing some level of stress.
For many it can be a time that brings financial pressure, stress, loneliness and can remind us of sad times in our lives.
There are practical steps which we can take all year round to look after your own and others’ mental health. Here are just a few:
- Don’t overindulge
- Take time to relax
- Fit in some time for exercise such as a gentle walk
- If you can, try to be around other people
This guide gives some handy hints and tips for surviving the festive season as well as useful information and telephone numbers in case you need support.