The rapid spread of the coronavirus, especially in our area of Westchester, NY, has brought the topic of mental health to the forefront. If you already have been struggling with anxiety in the past, then the sudden change in our day-to-day routines may have kicked your anxiety into high gear.
Anxiety can quite often come from feeling like you’re not in control. But let’s be honest, there‘s some rationale to that. There are a lot of things in life that aren’t in our control. To help alleviate your anxiety, shift the focus to things in your life that you can control.
Here are some quick tips to help you stay focused and feeling in control during the coronavirus outbreak.
1. Wake up at the same time every day
Most of us are now working from home so our daily schedules have changed dramatically.
Human beings thrive on structure. Morning routines are one of the best secrets behind success. Our brains are trainable, so over time, your brain will begin to wake up at the same time every day. You'll wake up and feel ready to get your day started. Productivity can drastically increase the level of anxiety you may be feeling.