It almost goes without saying that the last 12-18 months have been tough for all of us. We’ve had to adapt and juggle working, home-schooling and a completely different way of life against the backdrop of a pandemic and then there was George Floyd and the ensuing Black Live Matters (BLM) movement.
None of us have had a choice, we’ve just had to get through it and cope. But what has the real impact of all of this been on our mental health and stress levels? We’ve all just been so busy trying to get through the situation, it’s all too easy to just carry on and not reflect on what’s happened and how we actually feel about it.
The Mental Health Foundation recently published a study focused on mental health a year on from the pandemic that found that loneliness and stress had increased since the start of lockdown in 2020. It’s now been a year since George Floyd.
So we wanted to ask: you good sis?
If you feel like you’re stressed, worried or anxious about anything, here’s some steps to working through it.