The East Lothian Educational Psychology Service have produced an information sheet: Managing Your Emotions with some useful advice and links to additional reading.

“Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean ‘me first’. It means ‘me too’.”

During this unprecedented time, we may have feelings of fear and anxiety. The need for social distancing can make it hard to connect with others. Remember, we can be resilient in our own unique ways.

You can develop a toolbox of strategies to support your own emotional wellbeing. In order to support young people, you need to first take care of yourself. It’s not possible ‘to pour from an empty cup’.

Information Sheet - Managing Your Emotions (PDF)