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Wellbeing in Lockdown

This page contains suggestions and resources for managing your wellbeing in lockdown. If you can't find what you're looking for here, try checking out our Wellbeing Resources page, all of which are available to access remotely. Topics on that page include:

  • Check-in Tools and Wellbeing Assessments
  • Meditation and General Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Fitness and Nutrition

Action for Happiness is one of our favourite wellbeing resources and they've been creating lots of free targeted resources for wellbeing in challenging times. This includes:

A collection of short videos, less than 5 minutes each, with tips and advice on managing email, meetings, and workload to avoid overwhelm.

  • Take Control of Email: A collection of short videos offering tips and advice on taking control of your email inbox!
  • Take Control of Meetings: Meetings taking over your calendar? Check out these short videos on reducing unnecessary meetings and protecting your time... or make sure your meetings aren't the culprit!
  • How to say 'No' to colleagues: Saying 'no' isn't easy. These videos focus on setting boundaries with colleagues and saying no respectfully.

Suggested courses for making the most of working remotely, and looking after yourself in lockdown. You can find more suggested courses in the Blended Working Collection on LinkedIn Learning.

Access Working from Home course on LinkedIn Learning.

  • How to set up your office for maximum productivity.
  • How to communicate professionally and empathetically using remote tools such as video chat.
  • Tips for dynamic scheduling and collaboration.
  • Healthy ideas for staying focused.

Access Building Relationships while working from home course on LinkedIn Learning.

Working from home removes distractions, but also eliminates important face-to-face interactions. This course teaches:

  • How to create professional yet personal connections with remote team members. 
  • How to satisfy that missing element of closeness that people get when they are together at work.

Access Supporting your Mental Health When Working from Home  course on LinkedIn Learning.

Neuroscience expert and author Amy Brann helps you adjust to the new normal:

  • Train your brain to overcome disruptions and distractions.
  • Accept and get real about your emotions.
  • Reframe your expectations, and preserve your relationships.

Andrea Bonior—a clinical psychologist, best-selling author, and mom of three—has been living out the struggles of the worlds of work, parenting, and school colliding. In this course, she shares tips for juggling your job and your life as a work-from-home parent.

Access Balancing Work and Life as a Work-from-Home Parent course on Linkedin Learning.