Struggling with your mental health amidst the COVID-19 crisis? Fret not. You’re only human for feeling anxious while trying to adjust to life during this global pandemic. There’s so much to worry about, such as the virus itself, personal financial concerns and the government’s actions in handling the situation. On the bright side, having some anxiety right now will gear many of us to be alert with the whole situation and co-operate with prevention practices to help curb the virus from spreading.
However, getting through the day during this isolation period can be extremely challenging, especially for those who are struggling with mental health issues. No matter how strong you think you are, mentally, we all need to search for our own effective coping mechanisms to take care of our mental health. After all, the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in many ways and a huge challenge to mankind to fight against. So don’t beat yourself up for feeling overwhelmed with the whole situation. You’re not alone.
Here are a few simple ways to soothe your emotions and stay calm to endure through this isolation period.