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Is there a right way to worry about the new diasese And other mental health tips

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Moving your body is a very efficient strategy for reducing anxiety.
It could be YouTube classes, a fitness app, or any activity that gives you the chance to move.

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Is there a right way to worry about the new diasese And other mental health tips

Is there a right way to worry about the new diasese And other mental health tips

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/19/coronavirus-anxiety-mental-health-wellbeing

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Be aware of your anxiety

Acknowledge and accept it. It is a normal reaction to something we perceive as a threat. Reframe your anxiety and don't identify with it. These are just feelings, thoughts and emotions that come and go.
Also, don't engage in harmful activities, such as comfort eating or drinking alcohol.

Schedule worrying

Dedicate 30 minutes a day to worrying. Do this at the same time and place. This will help you be more present in the rest of the day.
During your "worrying time", try to make the difference between what you can control and what you can't.

Reframe the situation

Try to switch perspective a little.
See this isolation period as an opportunity to slow down and focus on yourself and your household.

Rituals and routines

Having something special during this time will help you look forward to each new day and will give you a sense of normalcy.

Indoors exercise

Moving your body is a very efficient strategy for reducing anxiety.
It could be YouTube classes, a fitness app, or any activity that gives you the chance to move.

A sense of community

Choose physical distancing, not social distancing.
FaceTime your friends. Call your parents or kids every day. Complete loneliness is bad for your mental health.
Isolation may feel a lonely experience, but remember that this is actually a shared global experience. We are all affected by the pandemic, in different degrees.

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