For many people, the end of the holiday season can cause feelings of sadness and loneliness, especially in the first few days after a break. Often, there is a period of adjustment while settling back into usual routines. We want you to know that we are always available to support you throughout this time.
We know that in addition to post-holiday blues, the uncertainty brought about by the global pandemic has impacted many people's ability to spend time with their loved ones over the festive season. After such a tough year, returning to work and getting back into the swing of everyday life may be hard for some people, too.
If you’re feeling stressed or lonely, it’s important to reach out and talk to someone. Sometimes it’s difficult to talk about what’s going on but it could be as simple as sending a text, a message on social media, inviting someone over for a cuppa or making a phone call. If you’re supporting someone who has anxiety or depression it’s important to look after yourself too.
To help support you and your loved ones navigate the post-holiday period, we have developed some resources to help you manage.