Episode 61 – Coping With Anxiety During Lockdown with Nick Elston
We have a very special interim podcast for you. Special guest Nick Elston is back for a chat with Chris Budd to talk about anxiety and our well-being during the pandemic lockdown. The two talk about what you can do when stuck at home worried or anxious in order to improve your mental well-being.
Welcomes and Introductions
Nick Elston is a public speaker and talks about anxiety from personal experience
- Survival mode – we will get through this
- Evolution mode – adapting to be stronger from this situation
We don’t know what the future holds, each day we are creating a new reality together
Focus on what we can do today
Our control has been taken away?
New dynamics of homeworking
The courage to set boundaries – to be left alone
Definition and understanding of of introvert/extrovert
Positive mental wellbeing
Why is it important to keep in contact at the moment?
There is empowerment with us all being in this together and learning as we go
How are you feeling right now?
Feeling the fear at a subconscious level, leaving us tired as we spend energy on this worry
Why we need to keep moving
Tell people how you are feeling – get the help you need in order to give back to others
- be proactive
- schedule time
- personal development
- ring-fence time for yourself and /or spending time with your partner
Every storm runs out of rainNick Elston
Things may not go back to what they once were – we have a chance to make the world a better place
Thank you for listening to The Financial Wellbeing Podcast – Stay safe and keep well
We have over 60 podcasts for you to listen to whilst at home, why not have a listen to these –
Episode 54 – Mental Wellbeing & Money (Further help with worry and anxiety)
Episode 50 – Wellbeing and Writing with Amanda Prowse (If not now, when? Some inspiration to start writing that book!)
Episode 31 – Dealing with Financial Shocks (This lockdown has been a shock on finances)