How to look after your mental health during lockdown

(Image credit: Loish)

As the threat of the "second wave" looms, many people are considering how they would cope in another lockdown. This year has also made many people more aware of their mental health than ever, as they've had to learn to cope in often very isolating circumstances.

Superstar digital artist Loish asked her 251,000-plus followers on Twitter for their mental health tips on coping with the year so far, and has so far had over 250 responses. We've trawled through the thread to find what we think are the best tips. 

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.