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Health and wellbeing

Mental wellbeing

Reducing stress
Reducing stress

How to overcome stress in difficult times 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 care of your mind as well as your body while staying at home during the coronavirus period.

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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.

Visit the GOV.UK website
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.

Visit the Mind website
Looking after your mental health
Looking after your mental health

Advice, practical tips and support to help you and your family improve your mental health.

Visit the Every Mind Matters website
Reading well for mental health
Reading well for mental health

Support for managing mental health conditions, dealing with difficult feelings and experiences.

Visit the Reading Well website
East Riding Libraries
East Riding Libraries

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

Visit the East Riding Libraries website
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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Support your recovery after COVID-19
Support your recovery after COVID-19

Coming to terms with having COVID-19, the impact on your mind and body and what you might expect as you recover.

Visit the NHS website
Bereavement support
Bereavement support

We are facing a tragic loss of life to coronavirus. The Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Network detail groups for bereavement support.

Visit the Public Health Network website
PAUSE ER
PAUSE ER

Take a moment to look after your mental health by taking a break from social media, phones and devices as part of our PAUSE ER campaign.

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Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) online portal
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) online portal

Audio and PDF self help workbooks with various support including financial, health and wellbeing. Enter code 201674 on the website to access.

Visit the BHSF website

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - 24/7 helpline

Counselling and advice helpline open to all council employees, offering confidential support and advice for you and your family on a range of issues such as financial, legal, health and wellbeing.

0800 107 6147 and quote ERYC

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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Cycle to work
Cycle to work

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

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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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Live Well Work Well consultations
Live Well Work Well consultations

Arrange 1-2-1 or group consultations to improve your mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

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Stay in work out
Stay in work out

Sport England offer links to on-demand content, apps and videos for workouts and activities to try with the kids.

Visit the Sport England website
Get active indoors
Get active indoors

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

Visit the British Heart Foundation website
Les Mills On Demand
Les Mills On Demand

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

Visit the East Riding Leisure website
Active East Riding
Active East Riding

Find something interesting to do to stay active at home.

Visit the Active East Riding website
NHS health trainers
NHS health trainers

Find out what help and support is available so you can lead a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Visit the NHS Your Health website
Kickstart your health
Kickstart your health

Free tools, resources and support to help you make small changes to get active, lose weight or stop smoking.

Visit the NHS better health website
ESCAPE-pain rehabilitation
ESCAPE-pain rehabilitation

Learn about the ESCAPE-pain rehabilitation programme, if you are suffering from chronic knee, hip or back pain.

Visit the ESCAPE-pain website
Diabetes prevention - know your risk
Diabetes prevention - know your risk

Find out if you are at risk of type 2 diabetes in minutes using a simple calculation tool.

Visit the Diabetes UK website
Diabetes prevention programme
Diabetes prevention programme

If you're at risk of type 2 diabetes discover what small changes you can make to prevent it.

Visit the preventing diabetes website

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.

Visit the NHS website
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 the Every Mind Matters website
Electrical equipment checks
Electrical equipment checks

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

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Future work design study
Future work design study

Learn about the impact on staff working at home during the pandemic in our study with the University of Hull.

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