The coronavirus isn’t going to just go away, and neither is your stress! Brought to you in part by the @CDC, this week’s Feel Good Friday is providing our readers with wellness strategies that will reduce your pandemic-related stress and anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control, taking care of your emotional health when disaster strikes will help you think clearly and react to the urgent needs of yourself and your family. If you or someone you love is suffering from heightened levels of stress, refer to these coping strategies:
Healthy ways to reduce stress
- Know the common signs of stress. Look out for these common signs of distress.
- Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including those on social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.
- Connect with your people. Talk to your friends and family about your feelings and concerns. Consider connecting with your community or faith-based organizations virtually in compliance with social distancing measures.
- Take care of your body.
- Make time to unwind. Try to do some other activities you enjoy.
- Knowing what to do if you are sick and are stressed about COVID-19. Contact a health professional before you start any self-treatment for COVID-19.
- Know where and how to get treatment and other support services and resources, including counseling or therapy (in person or through telehealth services).
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