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Experts share their top tips on how you can stay positive during the winter lockdown – including meditation, enjoying nature, keeping a journal or having an online party with friends. It’s cold, dark and we’re all stuck indoors, so you’d be forgiven for wanting to hibernate. Elizabeth Archer asks the experts for their top tips to help lift your spirits.

Beware ‘dead’ time

“Cut out the ‘dead’ time – time spent scrolling on your phone, or eating or drinking mindlessly,” says Pamela Roberts, psychotherapist at The Priory Hospital in Woking.

“Set yourself goals for the day and tick them off as you go.”