After months of lockdown and isolation, you may have mixed feelings about returning to a “new normal”. The prospect of going back to school, work or simply meeting friends for a drink can feel daunting and overwhelming. Mental Health Europe compiled a list of tips to help you manage your nerves around life after lockdown. This guide is part of a series about ways to cope and look after your mental health during the pandemic. You can see more tips in other short guides “Coronavirus: 8 ways to look after your mental health”, “10 ways to cope with stress during the pandemic” and “5 wellbeing tips for the holiday season”.