I’m sure at some point during 2020 so far you have felt a little stressed or anxious, if you haven’t, can you please share your tips?! Let’s go over some tips to help relieve or deal with the stress and anxiety that can come from living through a global pandemic.
We all know children can be resilient, but be sure to check on them during these times. See if they have questions about any of the new unknown things that have come up. Do your best to answer them. If you can’t answer, be sure to reach out to someone who can. The fear of the unknown can be quite powerful, especially for little minds.
Nearly everyone reacts differently to stress. Some may lash out, some withdraw, some may start using coping mechanisms, some of which could be harmful. So be sure to check in on your quiet friends and family. Just see how they are and if they need anything. Let them know you are here for them, maybe even open up about your feelings, which could lead them to discuss their own.
Exercise is an excellent way to relieve stress, as well as keep you healthy and strong. Set goals for yourself, join an online gym community, or even start a virtual workout group of your own to help each other stay accountable. If you aren’t able to exercise regularly, at least try to eat healthily. Being in good health is key during these times, and always for that matter! Plus it really helps your mood to eat healthily and exercise!