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Sleep Difficulties

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Click here for Tips for Better Sleep   Most of us have had nights when we can’t get a good night’s sleep. When you’re worried or stressed you might struggle to get…

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Drinking too much alcohol?

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There are a lot of possible reasons for why you might find yourself drinking more than you should. For example, you might be under pressure at work, experiencing stress at…

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Supporting your wellbeing: free apps and online programmes 

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All of these apps are free to Health and Social Care staff and unpaid carers in Scotland when accessed through this site.  Click the Quick Guide links for instructions. Daylight: …

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Relaxation 

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It can be helpful to try to remember the things that you usually do to help you relax and unwind. Where possible, take the time to do them, e.g. going out for…

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Changes in Appetite 

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Stress can impact many different systems in our body and can throw us off our normal eating routines. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell if you’re being affected by stress or…

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Worsening of mental health conditions 

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If you struggled with mental health issues before the pandemic, you might find that some of those difficulties are worse right now. You may have found yourself working under considerably…

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Exhaustion & Fatigue

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Health and social care staff across the country have responded to the pandemic with dedication and energy. With long hours and missed weekends, the boundaries between our work and our…

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Relationship Difficulties

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All of us have experienced a change in how we interact with people, in terms of the impact of restrictions, social distancing, PPE, and also with regard to the people…

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Managing your worry & anxiety

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We all feel anxious at some point in our lives and sometimes that anxiety can be helpful as it can alert us to possible dangers. Uncertainty and anxiety often go…

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