Managing Stress during Covid-19
If you feeling worried, anxious, or depressed you are not alone. These are normal emotions to feel when facing a crisis. Mental health is a continuum and any sign given moment, you might find yourself shifting up and down the continuum based on what is going on around you, Everyone needs to protect their mental health during this time of Covid 19.
To help you cope better and manage your stress during this time, below is few tips that can help, if or when you find yourself in this situation.
- Be informed, prepare and avoid panic.
- Keep connected.
- Talk to your children .
- Create a routine and structure your days in lock down or self isolation.
- Practice good self care.
If you need help in coping or managing stress during this time, contact a mental health professional. If you are in South Africa you can join the South African Depression and Anxiety Group(www.sadag.org).
Happy Friday my WA Family, have a great weekend!!!