Fitter, better rested, more appreciative: research reveals the positive changes experienced by some during lockdown

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National lockdowns have been the most profound and significant public health interventions within living memory. They have been difficult socially and economically, and have negatively affected people's health in many different ways.
But for some people lockdowns have provided an unexpected opportunity to make positive changes to their lives, running counter to prevailing narratives of disrupted daily lives, health inequalities and damaged mental health.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jan 2021


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