Posted Nov 27

Helpful resources to cope with the new lockdown

by The Focus
Helpful resources to cope with the new lockdown by The Focus


With parts of the world are plunged into another lockdown heading into winter, it's very easy to feel a fresh wave of anxiety from more uncertainty and isolation. Caring for our mental health, especially during a time of year when days are shorter, becomes even more important.

Below is a list of some of the resources, advice, and personal experiences from people in the visual effects industry we've published over the last year that may be useful to help cope with the new lockdown. This is not medical advice or guidance, and you should always seek professional advice if you are concerned about your mental health. You may find resources and more information here.

5 tips on how to set boundaries while working from home

A journey of gaining confidence with one’s gender identity

Increasing resilience in times of uncertainty

VFX artist shares tips on how to cope with mental stress while working from home

5 ways to help cope with covid-19 and isolation

Stay connected with your loved ones via these apps

For managers

Change management: practice what you preach

How to give feedback

5 tips on how to be an emotionally intelligent leader

How to engage with dispersed teams

Team morale in times of change



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