Last published 6 December 2021
Last December, a survey by Eden Project Communities revealed that almost two-thirds (63%) of people across the UK said that the COVID-19 restrictions have had a negative emotional impact on them and 40% admitted to feeling anxious this festive season.
Londoners were living under Tier 4 lockdown restrictions at that time and, although things are different this year, you might still be worried or stressed about the virus and its potential impact on family get-togethers.
At the end of another challenging year, it’s important that you take time to focus on your mental wellbeing. In this article, we suggest 12 ways to do this over the festive season, including creating small moments of connection through technology and being kind to others. Please remember to follow the latest COVID-19 guidance from the government on face coverings, social distancing and testing.