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FREE course from the NHS on 'Managing emotions during Covid-19'

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Managing your emotions during this Covid emergency

Many people will be experiencing a range of powerful and painful emotions during this difficult time - including anxiety, panic, anger and grief, and perhaps even guilt. This is entirely natural. 

But when these emotions persist for too long, they can and do take their toll on personal health, wellbeing and performance. Especially when combined with the strong perfectionist tendencies and critical inner voice which many committed health and care professionals possess

This short course, developed by Dr Tim Anstiss and Professor Paul Gilbert, aims to help you better manage your mind, reduce your experience and the impact of powerful negative emotions, and help you experience increased feelings of being settled, calm and focussed. 

This is a free, 4 session, skills development course. A new session will open every 3 days after you enrol. Each session contains a 10 minute video, a one-page tip sheet and a 10 minute audio recording to guide your practice. You decide how much practice you do – but we suggest at least one 10 minute session each day. The course lasts 12 days and you will have access to all the content for many months. 

To enrol on the course:

Click on this link 
Add the course to your basket
Click "Place order"
On the Checkout page fill in your details

Please note down the username and password you give yourself. You will need this to log onto the course (you will be sent an email with the login details you created, but you should make a note of these)

Complete the order
You will be automatically routed to your ‘My Courses’ page
Click on the course to access the content
A new session will be released for you every 3 days - please log back in to continue the course and enjoy!

You can find an introduction to the course on YouTube:

If you're having persistent problems with stress, low mood, sleep disturbance or early signs of trauma you can self refer for psychological therapies. Early intervention is very important and is often very time limited and not a lengthy process. It’s a free service.