When our economy is hit from worldwide events, this makes life more difficult for many of us. Some of us will be facing redundancy, a reduction in pay, a change of working hours, loss of invested money, the increased cost of living, or difficulty finding a job.
If your business has been financially impacted by COVID-19, see this website for information on the government's economic response package and eligibility.
It's normal and understandable to feel stressed and anxious in difficult situations like these. It can be hard for everyone involved, especially people already stretched to meet the needs of their family/whanau. It’s really important to take care of yourself when things get tough - and don’t feel bad about asking for help when you need it. It’s also important to look out for your family/whanau and friends.
We can make it through hard times by pulling together – using our strengths to do what we can for each other. Our economy has survived many global recessions and the impact of previous natural disasters and pandemics. It can encourage innovation and open up new opportunities and career paths if we remain patient and positive.
Here are some things you can do to help you manage your stress and feel more in control of things again.
Easy and quick access to mental health diagnosis and support has been added to the range of services that Kiwis can call on from Accuro Health Insurance.
The recent news about COVID-19 cases will impact New Zealanders in many different ways. Now can also be a stressful time due to an overwhelming amount of information about the situation. With help from Vanessa Carty, we look at some practical tips to help you and your family...
It’s a tense time for most of us. COVID-19 is scary, and it’s rapidly changing the way we work, socialise, shop and live. We know many people are feeling anxious, stressed, worried and scared. It’s time to work out how we’re going to look after our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of our family.