Stress and anxiety can cause both physical and psychological problems. Anxiety is usually the result of major changes in our lives, like moving homes or starting a new job. And let’s face it, 2020 has been a stressful year with plenty of changes for everyone. From lockdown to working from home while the children are homeschooling–everything with which we’ve become familiar has changed.
Even the ways in which we used to let off steam may be off bounds. Perhaps your local gym is closed, or you’d rather not relax at your local coffee shop while the threat of catching Covid-19 still exists.
This infographic offers you a choice of 25 simple coping skills to help you get over these tough times. They’re all healthy and relaxing and some could have you learning a new skill or producing some useful products.
There are many ways to manage everyday stress. Make sure that you get plenty of sleep. Enjoy healthy eating and get enough exercise. Speak to a friend, take up a hobby, and try the calming effects of meditation.
The American Medical Association sees stress as today’s number one killer. It may be responsible for up to 60% of illness in humans. You can manage stress and stay healthy with a few simple routines.311