This title caught your eye because you are, perhaps, experiencing a lot more stress and anxiety right now than you were a week or a month ago. What I will share with you will not change the way things are, but it may change how you respond to those things.
First, you need to be doing all the smart things like washing hands, minimizing contact with others, and everything recommended by reputable organizations like the Centers for Disease Control. There are a lot of smart people working on this situation day and night.
Second, you need to stop reading all of the nonsense on social media. You are interested in facts, not opinions.
Do those two things and your stress level should start to drop.
Now, you’re ready to learn specific ways to counter the stress that you are experiencing.
By now, we all have heard about the negative impact that stress can have on health and wellbeing. Most relevant in our current time is the fact that chronic stress weakens the immune system. Right now, we all need that to be working at 100 percent capacity.
So, let’s talk about how to counteract stress by examining what stress does to you.
Stress in your body