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Mental wellness during the pandemic

People reported significantly higher anxiety levels during lockdown. About 20 percent said their symptoms, such as experiencing dread and feeling unable to control or stop their worrying, were sever enough to interfere with their daily activities.

People reported that their sleep worsened during the pandemic. Only 10 percent of people said their sleep had improved.

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This is a good time to assess the healthy habits we let slip and to find new ways to be proactive about our physical and mental health.

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