The news is pretty stressful lately. From death tolls to information on how the coronavirus is spreading, you might be experiencing high anxiety.
Here’s how to cope with your distress about the pandemic.
It’s terrifying to learn that an illness such as coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading everywhere, even to New Zealand. The early stages of a pandemic can be especially anxiety-provoking. During this time, you don’t know how widespread or deadly the illness is going to end up being.
We find the “big circle” map from Johns Hopkins to be the most precise. There’s also a mobile version for those of you tracking the virus from your phones.
Feelings of fear, anxiety, sadness, and uncertainty are normal during a pandemic. Fortunately, being proactive about your mental health can help to keep both your mind and body stronger.
Ways to take care of yourself include:
- Reading the news from reliable sources (and take breaks from the news) I recommend the CDC’s information
- Recognizing the things you can control, like washing your hands, disinfecting your home and car
- Taking measures only if recommended by the CDC
- Practicing self-care and self-loving
- Seeking help from a professional if necessary
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