Covid-19 Category

Things to do in lockdown-Covid 19

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Why can COVID-19 affect our mental health?

Practise self-care It’s easy to slip into the habit of sleeping late, spending all day in your pyjamas and eating junk food, but looking after yourself is essential for your mental health. Even simple tasks such as washing your face can feel difficult sometimes, but they can make a big difference to the way you […]

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First study on the health conditions of adults one month into COVID-19 lockdown

A new study provides some of the earliest pieces of evidence that the COVID-19 outbreak affected people mentally as well as physically. The preliminary results reveal adults in locations more affected by COVID-19 had distress, and lower physical and mental health, and life satisfaction. Researchers from the University of Adelaide, Tongji University and University of […]

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A word on Covid- 19, the use of arbitration and the Expansion of the Children’s Arbitration Scheme to include Relocation of Children

On the 6th April 2020 the much talked about expansion of the children arbitration scheme came into effect.  This is a significant change to the now well established scheme launched in 2016. The scheme has had amendments to its rules along the way but until now, it has not received an extension of its scope. In […]

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What if the resident parent won’t let me see the child[ren]?

If you accept that this is for public health reasons the resident parent should agree to facilitate alternative arrangements so that your child[ren] can still see you at the same intervals as would have been the case if you were have face to face contact.  This should be via Telephone/ Skype/ FaceTime/ WhatsApp and or […]

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What if the “other” parent or I have a new partner?

The new ruling means that couples who do not live in the same household should not see one another. That means that if one parent has started a new relationship, they should not continue to see their new partner. If the other parent is already living with a new partner, it is acceptable to ask […]

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COVID 19 Lockdown: what this means for the separated parent

Am I entitled to see my children during this period of lockdown? The short answer to this is YES.  Although in strict family law terms, your children are entitled to see you subject, of course, to any agreement you have reached with the “resident” parent and or any court order which exists in relation to […]

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How can I support someone’s mental health during the Covid-19 outbreak?

Lots of us are feeling worried about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. While the focus is often on physical health, it’s important to remember the impact on our mental health too. You don’t need to be an expert on mental health to be there for someone. Think about using our three top tips: 1) Check in […]

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Coronavirus Crisis: The Unexpected Gift to Narcissists | Psychology Today

The period of lockdown Is helping her to reset her demand for physical perfection (in truth, right now nobody gives a damn), and she is, for the first time in her life, volunteering to deliver food to the elderly in her neighborhood. The COVID-19 horror is affording self-involved, entitled, unempathic individuals an extraordinary opportunity to […]

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