Coronavirus outbreak is a time of crisis and it can be really stressful for some people. Therefore, it is normal to develop stress and anxiety stress and anxiety amid Coronavirus. As a result, it can also cause strong emotions in adults and children alike.
So, now is the time to cope with not only your stress but also, care about the people as well as the community that you are a part of.
The fact is that different people react to different stressful situations differently. It really depends on the kind of background that you have and the community you live in.
In times of crisis and uncertainty, you need to stay strong. And, if you know someone who is undergoing such emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like they would want to harm themselves, talk to them. Convince them to talk to trained online counsellors who can help them cope with this situation better.
Here are some common things that you could experience during such outbreaks:
- Develop constant fear about your own health and that of your loved ones.
- You might experience changes in sleep
- Experience difficulties concentrating
- You might experience worsen chronic health problems
- There might be an increase in the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.
- People with pre-existing health conditions should continue their treatment amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
Here are a few tips that you could do by yourself to cope with stress and anxiety amid Coronavirus:
Take frequent breaks
Please take breaks from watching, reading and listening to the news. Because, hearing about such a crisis during a pandemic could create anxiety and stress.
Do regular deep breaths, or meditate.
Eat healthy, well-balanced meals and exercise regularly.
Do some other activities
During the lockdown period, try to enjoy things you have always loved.
Connect with people. In addition, let them know how you feel
Where to find help to deal with stress due to Coronavirus?
First, step is to calm down a little if you experience severe stress and anxiety amid the Coronavirus Outbreak. After that, if you need help coping with Coronavirus stress, speak to our highly trained online counsellors. In addition, take therapy sessions from the comforts of your home. At OnlineCounselling4U, our online counselling therapists are available 24×7 to help.
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