Coronavirus

An Open Letter to 2020 – By Sophie Jackman

One of our student features writers reflects on her experiences of 2020, and what we can all do to make 2021 better. I’m quite sure that I’m not the only person glad that 2020 is over, welcoming the new year with open arms. But before we do that, I would like to attempt to review

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Winter lockdown got you down? Here’s how to help your mental health

With the announcement of a new winter lockdown in the UK, we know it’s a tough time. January is hard at the best of times, but without access to the things that bring us joy, it’s more important than ever to take care of our mental health and of those who are important to us.

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10 things to remember during lockdown

Feel like you are struggling at the moment? It’s a weird time and you’re not alone in feeling frustrated, sad or worried. We’ve got you covered with our top 10 things to remember during the Coronavirus lockdown. If you find this useful, why not check out our Coronavirus support hub in partnership with Tumblr? You’re

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Separated from bae? here’s how to keep your love flowing during lockdown

There’s no two ways about it, getting through the coronavirus pandemic is tough. Navigating relationships isn’t always easy under the best of circumstances, so if you’re having to do lockdown while separated from your bae, we’ve got your back. We’ve compiled our top tips for keeping things sweet until we reach the other side. Conflict

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How the Pandemic Changed Me – By Joe Plumb

The coronavirus pandemic changed the way we all live and work and has affected mental health and wellbeing of the entire world.  For me, I can’t put into words how much I struggled at first. It was horrible. I felt so alone, so isolated. I felt like I was drowning in my own thoughts and

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11 Things that Can Lift Your Spirits if You’re a Student in Lockdown

Things might seem a bit bleak right now if you’re a student who’s been locked down in your university halls. The news has been dominated by stories of you guys being put into a lockdown that may or may not even be legal, and to be honest, we know it must really suck.  Keeping up

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If you’ve lost somebody to coronavirus, this note is for you.

Ditch the Label’s resident psychotherapist, Rebecca Barrie, explains the five stages of grief. We are being bombarded daily by death rate statistics – so frequent are the updates, and so high are the numbers, that it’s easy to forget that there are human faces behind the numbers – each one being a brother/sister/son/daughter. What if

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Feeling lonely during lockdown? Read this!

9 things to help combat loneliness during lockdown. Whew, what a time, huh? If you’re floating in and out of confusion at the moment, you’re definitely not the only one. Loneliness is one of the biggest challenges for many people during the lockdown. Being alone, or being stuck with the same people or person 24/7

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99 ways to combat stress during lockdown

It’s time to say bye felicia to all that stress… Small amounts of stress are healthy and can help you get stuff done. But high levels of stress can have a serious impact on your mental and physical health so it’s important that you find ways to manage this during the coronavirus crisis when stress

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Struggling atm? Here’s how to deal with your emotions during the coronavirus crisis.

Emotions spilling all over the place? Taking it out on those around you? We feel ya, here’s what you need to know. What do you get when you stick 2 or more people into isolation for several weeks at a time? Arguments. Whether you’re in confinement with loved ones or battling it alone, there’s no

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