Looking after emotional and physical health during COVID-19

Self-care during COVID-19 pandemic

Self-care during COVID-19 pandemic

As restrictions regulations are ever changing, many of us will at some point have to self-isolate to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Hans Meex, who lives with haemophilia, outlines the importance of looking after physical and mental health at a time of self-isolation.

Looking after yourself while self-isolating

Having to self-isolate could have a negative impact for your physical and mental health. Hans experienced feeling lonely during the first COVID-19 lockdown and talks about the achievable ways you can look after yourself and keep spirits high.

Staying connected with others during COVID-19 pandemic

At first, Hans found self-isolating difficult, but this experience helped him develop important self-care techniques. Watch his story, as he discusses the importance of staying connected with loved ones.

Exercise for people with haemophilia during lockdown

Regular exercise can work wonders for our wellbeing. In this video, Hans talks about the ways he stayed active while self-isolating and how exercise helped maintain a positive mindset.

*These videos were created during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic and might include references of lockdowns or restrictions. While the advice and clinical data remains relevant and useful, the videos might include outdated information and references that don’t apply anymore.

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