The COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming due to new information, long hours working from home, and caring/worrying for your family and yourself. It’s important to pause for a moment and collect your thoughts, as worldwide pandemics are taxing emotionally, physically, and financially. Remaining calm can make a world of difference, and to do that we need to take care of ourselves. So let’s talk about some self care tips for the COVID pandemic.
It’s normal to feel stressed or overwhelmed during uncertain times. Emotions in response to uncertainty may include anxiety, fear, anger, and sadness. You also could feel helpless, discouraged, and occasionally, out of control. Physical responses may include headache, muscle tension, fatigue, and sleeplessness.
Taking care of yourself is important so you are equipped to help your family through this time.
Here are a few self care tips for the COVID pandemic: