Ask a Coach: I’m so stressed out about coronavirus. How can I reduce anxiety when I’m home all day?
What you’re feeling is very normal. We’re living through unusual, uncertain times. There are steps you can take to manage stress when you can’t control what’s going on in the world.
Think about how you can get some perspective in this crisis. For starters, remember the big picture. If you’re stuck home, you’re helping to keep yourself and your community safe. There is power in that knowledge.
When an anxious moment hits, try to breathe through it. Here’s a helpful breathing method you can try.
Moving your body and connecting with people who care are other ways to turn down your body’s stress response. Your expert coach is always there to help you think of ways to manage the specific stressors in your life.
- Coach Michelle B.