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How To Deal With Anxiety During COVID-19

Covid-19, also known as Corona-virus has caused many people to get Anxiety about the situation and has caused mass panic which doesn't help people with Anxiety. A slight cough is causing people to believe they have the virus. So how do you stay calm during Corona-virus? Here are a few tips you can follow -


Only Follow Trustworthy Media 

Avoid media which is not trustworthy, do not follow Social Media for your news but instead reputed sources such as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or WHO. These have the latest news and are scientifically backed.

Practice Good Self-Care

WASH YOUR HANDS! This is basic hygiene and no one should have to say it, wash your hands for two minutes every time you go out or have a new interaction and DO NOT touch your face outside, this is how the virus spreads. Eat healthy foods and avoid junk food, get plenty of sleep and engage in activities that help you stay active inside and outside.

Avoid Bad Herd Mentality

Please do not listen to people spreading fake news all over social media. They are going crazy and jumping on to conclusions that do not make sense. Unless your are being told to do something specific by the CDC, your actions will not be helpful and may even harm you. Someone telling you something on Facebook is not going to help you as much as scientifically done tests. Do not buy face masks either, doctors are running out of them and this is as much of a problem to everyone else as you might think it is to you.

Seek Professional Help

If you think Corona-virus is affecting your mental health badly, then you should seek help from a therapist and they can guide you in the right direction.



 Keep us updated about the things you do to stay away from the virus in the comments and we will tell you if it helps you during the mass panic. Good Luck!



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