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
- 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.
- Make time to unwind. Try to do some other activities you enjoy.
- Connect with others. Talk with people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.
- Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.