Lockdown anxiety and how to overcome it - Mindset by Pinky

Lockdown anxiety and how to overcome it

Hi, how are you feeling?

It’s been a while, I know. I spent the first week of lockdown in a state of grieving and loss. I took so much for granted. Things like going out for a meal, going to the gym and hugging my friends and family.  

My anxiety crept back in and I felt overwhelmed. 


You know when you start to feel a bit uncomfortable, your heart starts racing, palms feel sweaty, your mouth feels dry and your words become jumbled and it’s hard to focus on clear thoughts. Your fight or flight response has just kicked in.


Finances (help!)…
Kids are home (double help)…
And working from home? WTAF?

Lockdown week 1 was traumatic for me. I noticed my routine was out of the window and that’s what I needed to get back on track. 

Week 2 onwards has been much calmer and focused for me.


So here’s what I did:

Waking up earlier again and taking the time to have ‘me time’ before everyone wakes up. Checking in with myself and breathing/meditating, writing a gratitude journal and journaling. 

Then I decided to help those who are helping us. I have been helping the amazing NHS doctors and nurses and offering my coaching to them.

I feel for them right now. 

Specifically reminding myself everyday that they are putting their lives in danger for us. For you and me.

Please remember that there people who are sick or scared and panicked so BE KIND. 

Remember to stay calm and breathe… if you are aware of meditation and yoga, use those breathing techniques alternatively there is an audio recording on our training and development platform.

Remember to maintain your health mentally and physically by talking to your friends and family and virtual networking. I have been scheduling calls with my family everyday. Taking walks in nature or exercising outside. Fresh air really helps.  

Ask yourself

What is one small thing I can do to improve upon this situation today?

If you are like me, watching the news makes me feel anxious. It’s not surprising really, is it? If you watch or listen to the amount of negativity and uncertainty in the world constantly it’s no wonder you start feeling shit. So I unplugged and stopped watching the news.

June is so exciting for us at www.netwomen.co So much is happening and the virus may make us more cautious but that shouldn’t get in the way of our community so we are  VIRTUAL for the foreseeable future.

Grow your business online.

You don’t have to do this alone. Whatever you want to achieve whether it’s developing your business or progressing your career you will get much closer to success faster with our support network.

As a premium + member, you will have discounts to events, access to online mastermind groups and free coffee and chat mornings. Premium+ membership is JUST £99 (normally £129) or you can pay monthly.

Premium + Membership includes: 

  • Discounts for events and workshops-FREE online networking events
  • FREE Mastermind groups online
  • Regular mastermind group meetings
  • Monthly coffee & chat in any city
  • Opportunity to speak at events and host webinars/training for our membership area, coffee & chat by Pinky, training platform on the website
  • Unlimited access to membership area for training and webinars
  • Monthly member spotlight on FB group community
  • 30-minute mindset call with Pinky when you join

Premium + coaching is the NEW option for membership. You get all the benefits of Premium + membership PLUS 30 minutes of online group coaching with me AND free quarterly mastermind sessions when we go back to in person events.             ONLY £29.99 per month!!

For those of you who are interested in being coached by me, I am offering you fabulous ladies £500 off my 3 month and 6 month coaching programmes when you pay in full. Book your call with me here 

What’s more, we are expanding across the rest of the UK and globally. This means more incredible, talented women will be joining our amazing community! 

Look forward to supporting your success in 2020 and beyond!  I absolutely love our community and tribe and I look forward to meeting you!

When women come together, incredible things happen. 

The response and uptake of netwomen memberships have been phenomenal!
Thank you to all the ladies who have joined and to those of you who haven’t, Don’t miss out!!!

Join here

Join us in our amazing supportive Facebook communities netwomen.co Edinburgh netwomen.co Glasgow  

If you have booked a call with me this week, I can’t wait to chat with you!

Stay safe and well!

Maybe you want to create an impact, like me. If you want support to make it happen, all you have to do is get in touch. 

Pinky x


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