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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 

1 min read

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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Connect with others 

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Spending time with people we like is good for our wellbeing. The pandemic has disrupted this and many of us are adapting and learning new ways of staying in touch…

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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 

2 min read

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

3 min read

We can all feel overworked and overwhelmed at times – health and social care environments are often fast-paced, for a number of reasons. It takes a lot of energy to…

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Managing your worry & anxiety

8 min read

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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