The following considerations were compiled by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. This information is especially sensitive to the major adjustments working adults have had to make and the possible reactions to this collective traumatic experience.
I came across some helpful ideas of ways we can take care of our mental health during this coronavirus experience. In times of fear and anxiety it can be important to know how to prioritize self-care and our mental health.
In Part 1 of Creating Calm in the Chaos we discussed the importance of returning to our breath and fostering stillness as ways to reduce and navigate stressful and painful experiences. In Part 2 we will explore the importance of fostering connection with others.