It’s not easy dealing with stress during COVID-19. Here’s some of my stressors: When do I go to the grocery? How are my children doing? Another day of bean soup? And, then there’s the news, yikes!!  I found the following on the CDC website. It’s lent, I think I’ll give up checking the news stories every ten minutes (LOL). Have a great day. Stay healthy. Stay strong.

4 Things to Reduce Stress during the COVID-19 Outbreak

  1. Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditateexternal icon. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, get plenty of sleep, and avoid alcohol and drugsexternal icon.
  2. Make time to unwind. Try to do some other activities you enjoy.
  3. Connect with others. Talk with people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.
  4. Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.



Ray Calabrese

By Ray Calabrese

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