Did you receive emergency “stay-at-home” alerts on your phone last night, or this morning, or both? No doubt, those sounds and images can make an already-disorienting time feel even more frightening.
With that in mind, this Guardian headline speaks for itself: 'Think about the best-case scenario': how to manage coronavirus anxiety.”
This U.S. News & World Report story covers some of the same ground, but includes an idea that we haven’t seen a lot of in all of this coverage: the idea of beginning each day with a gratitude practice.
Sounds True has provided a “digital care package” of free audio and video resources dedicated to helping promote and preserve personal resilience.
And while it’s not exactly coronavirus-related, could we make a book recommendation? Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things, a 2015 memoir by Jenny Lawson, is a “hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety.” In this environment, it might be just the thing to brighten a few days.
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