With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, anxiety, and fear has run rampant. We live in uncertain times and our mental health stability may be wavering.
The outbreak is making it difficult to do the normal everyday activity and we are seeing panic spread as the newscasters paint a dim and uncertain picture for the future.
How long will this last?
How serious is it?
Am I being safe?
Who's really infected and how susceptible am I?
What about my children?
What about my job?
...and the list goes on and on.
One of the most important steps in battling anxiety is to not allow our minds to run rampant.
Even reading the questions listed above, can cause us to start worrying and when we being down this train of thought we must quickly grab a hold of it.
Our thoughts can provoke us to fear and feeling overwhelmed but we must realize, they are just thoughts.
Our mind is a powerful tool and if not disciplined, it can lead to many dangerous activities for our well-being.
Take a moment right now and capture those thoughts.
Fear doesn't have to rule you!
It's important to upkeep your mental health and combat anxiety in your day to day life. Here are some tips:
A great website to check out is: https://www.virusanxiety.com/
Keeping people safe and doing our part is important to Overcomers Counseling. The very nature of our therapist's profession is to provide a safe environment, mentally and physically.
If you need help in any way, give us a call (719) 345-2424.