Coronavirus anxiety – helpful resources
The current rapidly-changing health concerns around the world can easily lead to an increase in anxiety. Self-care is more important than ever and the information here from the charity Mind is a good resource for anxiety management and everyday mental health during these unprecedented circumstances.
Tips for anxiety reduction include:
- Breathing exercises such as mindfulness meditation or box breathing
- Limit exposure to news or social media – balance staying informed with avoiding overstimulation
- Upgrade your self care – eat well, sleep longer and stay in touch with friends and loved ones for social & emotional support. A helpful list of ideas from the World Health Organisation can be found here