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The simple way Stacey Solomon protects her mental health during lockdown

The Loose Women star made the revelation on Instagram

Aisha Nozari
Online Writer
April 11, 2020
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Stacey Solomon has revealed that she has managed to protect her mental health while in lockdown by keeping her phone in a drawer and switching off the news for a day. Taking to Instagram, the Loose Women panelist urged her followers to do the same, assuring them that just 24 hours away from their mobiles could make a difference. What's more, the mother-of-three suggested switching off the news for a day, too, as we all know the coverage of the current coronavirus pandemic can be tough on our morales. 

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The former X Factor star shared a meme that read: "It's Saturday! So take your phone, put it away, have yourself a beautiful day." Stacey also added a caption of her own, writing: "Good morning everyone. Last Saturday I put my phone in a drawer for the day, turned off the news and it was so good for my mental health, so I'm going to do the same today. Tag a friend who needs a day away from social media and the news… I nominate @mrshinchhome, we FaceTime every day and I know you could do with the day away. Sending you all loads and loads of love."

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Stacey shared the advice on Instagram 

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Stacey and her partner Joe Swash are currently self-isolating together with their baby boy Rex, and are also spending time with Stacey's two boys from previous relationships, Leighton and Zachary, and Joe's son Harry, also from a past relationship. 

On Wednesday, Dancing on Ice winner Joe revealed that he may have been suffering from coronavirus symptoms during the ITV show's final, saying that he had experienced a fever and sickness, which was so bad, that following the show he was bed-ridden for a week. "In the final week of the competition I was really ill, I had a bad ear, I was being sick quite a lot, I had a fever," he told Mirror Online. "I think I may have had corona in the last week of Dancing On Ice."

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