Royal fans spot gorgeous detail in Duchess of Cambridge’s rare glimpse inside her home

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  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared rare pictures inside their home at Kensington Palace, and fans were quick to spot one lovely detail.


    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge remain hard at work despite self-isolation, as they continue to support mental health charities and organisations at a time when the country needs them the most.

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    Self-isolation and social distancing can pose huge challenges to our mental health — in recent weeks The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been in regular contact with organisations and patronages to understand the issues they are facing during this difficult time. Last week ☎️ The Duke spoke to @mindcharity CEO Paul Farmer, and The Duchess spoke to Catherine Roche, CEO of @_place2be. Today Public Health England has published new guidance to help support people during the COVID-19 outbreak, and updated its world-leading Every Mind Matters platform, with specific advice on maintaining good mental wellbeing during the outbreak; take a look at our Story or visit the link in our bio 📱 to find out more. Speaking about the new guidance, The Duke and Duchess said: • “It is great to see the mental health sector working together with the NHS to help people keep on top of their mental well-being. • By pulling together and taking simple steps each day, we can all be better prepared for the times ahead”. • The Government has also announced a grant for @MindCharity to help fund their services for people struggling with their mental wellbeing during this time.

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    Posting an update on their work on their official Instagram page, the couple also shared a rare glimpse inside their office at Kensington Palace – and fans couldn’t help but notice Catherine’s lovely book collection.

    One wrote, ‘Love the books on Catherine’s desk!💕’, while another added, ‘Thanks for pointing them, so beautiful & very sophisticated ❤️’.

    A third commented, ‘I believe those are the Pegorgeouguin Clothbound Classic books. They’re so gorgeous 😍🙌🏻’.

    While another agreed, saying, ‘You beat me to it. I own them myself. They are gorgeous!’

    They are indeed!


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    Alongside the pictures, William and Catherine commended the new mental health guidance from Public Health England, which was published over the weekend and aims to support people during the coronavirus outbreak.

    Speaking about the new guidance, The Duke and Duchess said, “It is great to see the mental health sector working together with the NHS to help people keep on top of their mental well-being.

    “By pulling together and taking simple steps each day, we can all be better prepared for the times ahead”.

    “The Government has also announced a grant for @MindCharity to help fund their services for people struggling with their mental wellbeing during this time.”

    The new government guidelines on managing your mental health during this difficult period include:

    • Keep your mind active
    • Set goals
    • Take time to relax and focus on the present
    • Do things you enjoy
    • Think about your new daily routine
    • Manage your media and information intake
    • Get the facts from reputable media sources
    • Try to manage difficult feelings
    • Look after your sleep
    • Look after your physical wellbeing
    • Talk about your worries
    • Help and support others
    • Consider how to connect with others

    If you have any other tips on how to manage your mental health, head to our Facebook page – we’d love to hear them!

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