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Do you still have 'pandemic brain'?
COVID-19
6 Mins
February 21, 2022

Following the pandemic, some people experienced a ‘brain fog' where they found it hard to concentrate and think straight. If you're still feeling tired, unmotivated, distracted, or just a bit fuzzy you're not alone.

Struggling with ‘pandemic stress’?
COVID-19
6 Mins
January 10, 2022

The pandemic has put us under strain for two years now. Always wondering what's around the corner and trying to keep up with the latest information and rules, have created conditions where stress can really thrive.

Coping with continued uncertainty
COVID-19
5 Mins
December 13, 2021

The continuing unpredictability around Covid might cause some people to feel anxious, on edge, or down. While none of us can control what happens, we can control how we respond, and also build our resilience.

Getting back into the swing of things at work
COVID-19
5 Mins
June 28, 2021

The prospect of returning to work after furlough or remote working is likely to prompt different thoughts and feelings. We have some tips for getting into the right mindset.

Getting used to 'life after the vaccine'
COVID-19
6 Mins
June 21, 2021

As we go back out into the world again, we'll all be at different stages of readiness in our minds. Tuning into how we - and others - are thinking and feeling will help us navigate life following the vaccine.

Leaving lockdown
COVID-19
7 Mins
May 3, 2021

The prospect of lockdown easing will be making many of us feel a bit uncertain and nervous about going out again and mixing with others.

Anxious about lockdown lifting? 5 tips to consider and cope with anxiety
COVID-19
8 Mins
March 22, 2021

ieso's Clinical Partnership Manager, Emily Marshall outlines five things to consider about lockdown lifting and coping mechanisms if you feel anxious about the new pressures that come with this.

Dealing with disrupted plans
COVID-19
6 Mins
March 8, 2021

We’ve all had plans go astray in the last year. While none of us can control everything that affects the plans we make, we can control how we respond - and we can also work on building our resilience.

Preparing for ‘a jab’ if you don’t like needles
COVID-19
7 Mins
January 24, 2021

If you have a phobia of needles, the thought of being called for your coronavirus ‘jab’ might be making you a bit apprehensive. In this blog we share some techniques to help you manage your anxiety.

Living through a pandemic when you have OCD
COVID-19
7 Mins
January 18, 2021

For people with OCD, the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic may have made their symptoms worse, or caused them to return. It could also have triggered OCD symptoms in people who haven’t had them before.

6 tips for coping with a ‘cancelled’ Christmas
COVID-19
8 Mins
December 21, 2020

We could never have predicted the exact announcements given on the 19th December. These have probably led you to feel very differently or more intensely about this years’ Christmas...

Managing the long-term effects of coronavirus
COVID-19
6 Mins
November 23, 2020

One in 20 people who’ve had coronavirus are likely to end up with ongoing physical and psychological symptoms. This could lead to a range of thoughts and feelings.