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Health and wellbeing

Mental wellbeing

Body scan meditation
Body scan meditation

Meditate with Jon Kabat Zinn on YouTube.

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Mindfulness body scan meditation
Mindfulness body scan meditation

Take part in guided body scan mindful meditation with Prof. Mark Williams on YouTube.

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3 minute breathing space meditation
3 minute breathing space meditation

Participate in 3 minute breathing space meditation with Prof. Mark Williams on YouTube.

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Supporting your mental health while working from home
Supporting your mental health while working from home

Watch this YouTube video on how to bring your whole self to work, wherever that may be, by Mental Health First Aid.

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Mental wellbeing while staying at home
Mental wellbeing while staying at home

Every Mind Matters provides top tips on how to take take care of your mind as well as your body while staying at home during the coronavirus.

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Mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus guidance
Mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus guidance

Government advice on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus.

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Physical activity and your mental health
Physical activity and your mental health

Information about how physical activity can help your mental health, and help choosing an activity that works for you.

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Get your mind plan
Get your mind plan

Answer 5 questions from Every Mind Matters and get a plan to help your through the coronavirus outbreak.

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Reading well for mental health
Reading well for mental health

Reading Well for mental health provides helpful information and support for managing common mental health conditions, or dealing with difficult feelings and experiences.

Visit Reading Well
Read yourself well
Read yourself well

Use East Riding Libraries digital library to download and read books and magazines.

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Coping with stress during the coronavirus outbreak
Coping with stress during the coronavirus outbreak

World Health Organisation tips on how to cope with stress during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Bereavement support
Bereavement support

We are facing a tragic loss of life during the coronavirus pandemic. The Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Network list a range of groups for bereavement support.

Visit the Public Health Network

Need financial, legal or medical advice?

Through the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), you can speak to an accredited counsellor at any time, day or night, to discuss any issues concerning you. This service is free to council employees.

0800 107 6145

Staying fit and healthy

Keep fit with East Riding Leisure
Keep fit with East Riding Leisure

East Riding Leisure offer a range of online keep fit classes for all abilities that include cardio, strength and wellbeing workouts.

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10 minute living room workout
10 minute living room workout

Keep your heart healthy. Do a 10 minute workout with the British Heart Foundation.

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30 minute home work out
30 minute home work out

Join body coach, Joe Wicks, for a 30 minute work out at home.

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Stay in work out
Stay in work out

Sport England offer links to on-demand content, apps and videos for general fitness workouts and activities you can do with the kids.

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Get active indoors
Get active indoors

Heart matters explains how to keep moving without leaving the house and offers some practical exercises.

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Les Mills On Demand
Les Mills On Demand

Sign up to an extended 60 day free trial through East Riding Leisure.

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Active East Riding
Active East Riding

Find something interesting to do to stay active while we are on lockdown.

Visit Active East Riding
Cycle to work
Cycle to work

Learn about the cycle to work scheme and enjoy the benefits of a new bike during lockdown.

Visit Cycle to Work
Health and wellbeing champions
Health and wellbeing champions

Need some health and wellbeing advice? Learn more about our health and wellbeing champions and how they could help.

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Looking after yourself while working at home

Set up your workstation for home working
Set up your workstation for home working

Learn how to set up your workstation at home with the Health and Safety Executive.

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How to actually work while you are working from home
How to actually work while you are working from home

Top tips from the Harvard Business Review on how to actually work while you are at home.

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Working from home - self assessment
Working from home - self assessment

Carry out an assessment of your current working from home workspace and your physical and mental wellbeing.

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How to sit at your desk correctly
How to sit at your desk correctly

Top tips from the NHS on how to help your posture while working on your computer.

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7 simple tips to tackle working from home
7 simple tips to tackle working from home

These tips are aimed to help you adjust to working at home, feel more productive and take care of your mental health.

Visit Every Mind Matters
Electrical equipment checks
Creating routine

Perform daily routine checks on your electrical equipment to stay safe while working at home.

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