At this time of change and uncertainty we know that the mental health and well-being of everyone, but especially children and young people, is put under pressure.
Liz Gregory, consultant clinical psychologist at the Aneurin Bevan health board, believes there are simple steps to help children cope during the coronavirus crisis
She said: "In just the way anxiety spreads, so does calm. So we're trying to spread calm across homes up and down the country".
C - create new routines and rituals.
A - ask a grown up, don't let worries stay in your head.
L - do lovely things and laugh. You can't be anxious and laugh at the same time.
M - make the most of this.
She added: "What will you tell future generations about how you coped with the lock down?"
To hear more about how important this is, click the link below to watch the video.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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