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Coping with a break-up


Give yourself space and time.

Give yourself a chunk of time each day to just chill on your own. You may want to go for a walk, be in nature, listen to music, read, have a cry, write or do something creative.

Stay in touch.

If you are someone who deals with stress and problems by withdrawing and wanting to just stay in bed, this tip is especially for you. It’s important to keep seeing your mates and hanging out. Even if you may not feel like it at first, chances are, after an hour of hanging out, you'll feel happy you did it.

Go back to basics.

Focus on getting a stable routine in place. Try get enough sleep, eat a healthy diet, and do some exercise. Getting up at the same time every day, having regular meal times, and planning some activities can really help when you feel lost!

Focus on yourself.

Try starting up an old hobby or sport again. You could also try something new – like a social sport, a dance class or join your local gym. You may want to set a goal to focus on, like doing ‘Round the Bays’ fun run or making two new friends in the next six months.