We all appreciate that 2020 was a tough year and many of us struggled mentally as well as financially during the pandemic. Often these issues go hand in hand and one can make the other worse, but there are ways to alleviate these pressures.
So to help with this, we’ve put together a guide on things you can do to slowly improve your situation if you have concerns about your mental and financial wellbeing, or feel you have been affected and need further support.
Anybody can struggle with their mental health, it does not discriminate. You may feel unwell or anxious for many reasons, such as COVID-19, lockdowns, stress, work, and loneliness. There may be no reason for it, and there is not always a timeframe for when you may feel like yourself again.
A lot of things have changed - often for the worse - during the pandemic for many people across the United Kingdom, including jobs, relationships, and finances. And any of these can have big knock-on effects for our mental health.
Here are some examples:
However, there are plenty of ways you can look to improve your mental and financial wellbeing. You may want to consider trying the following:
You may also want to ease your financial stress by getting a loan to help you pay for essentials or any unexpected expenses that are causing you problems. However, you should look for loans with lower interest rates like the different options we have at Leeds Credit Union.
Follow the link above or become a member today to see what support we could provide you and how we can help ease your financial stress
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