By Anita Manley
I think we all need a little extra help these days– strategizing on how to cope.
Here are some very helpful tips from The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC):
Strategies to help you cope:
1. Accept and validate your feelings,
understanding that stress and anxiety are normal during challenging times.
2. Recognize what’s within your control
and focus on those factors when trying to mitigate the stress.
3. Remember that this is temporary
and will pass.
4. Take care of your health
by eating and sleeping well, exercising and meditating.
5. Make time for yourself
with activities you enjoy that are free from COVID-19 related topics.
Remember– you are worth it! Take time out for self-care everyday.