Care for Yourself
One Small Way Each Day
You may experience increased stress during this pandemic. Fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. It’s important to take care of your family and friends, but it should be balanced with care for yourself.
Take breaks to unwind through yoga, music, gardening, or new hobbies
Find new ways to safely connect with family and friends, get support, and share feelings
Take care of your body and get moving to lessen fatigue, anxiety, or sadness
Treat yourself to healthy foods and get enough sleep
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. The changes that can happen because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways we try to contain the spread of the virus can affect anyone. During times of increased social distancing, people can still maintain social connections and care for their mental health.
Coping with stress during a COVID-19 outbreak will make you, your loved ones, and your community stronger.