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.
These are some of the ideas from the American Foundation for Suicide prevention:
Separate what is in your control from what is not.
Do what helps you feel a sense of safety
Get outside in nature–even if you are avoiding crowds.
Challenge yourself to stay in the present.
Stay connected and reach out if you need more support.
Here are some ideas from a facebook post by Jen Lemen.
Things you could do in the time of corona virus:
1. Go next door and say, If you need anything, I'm here, just call.