'Be present' - psychiatrist says mindfulness will help people cope with lockdown


83 days ago

He warns that people should not neglect their mental wellbeing by overwhelming themselves amid the Covid-19 pandemic

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Dr Allers says the lockdown has left many people feeling frustrated, helpless, bored and confused.

His advice? Practicing mindfulness.

Whether it's savouring a homecooked meal or playing games with your kids, be in the present moment.

Live in the here and now.

Dr Eugene Allers - Board Member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists

Listen to the discussion on Today with Kieno Kammies:

This article first appeared on CapeTalk : 'Be present' - psychiatrist says mindfulness will help people cope with lockdown

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