As the number of COVID-19 cases rise, the anxiety of when things will return to “normal” looms. The uncertainty of the future can be overwhelming to think about. A shift in perspective can help.
We can’t change what is happening, but we can control our thoughts. Take time to regroup, breathe and enjoy what is around you. Practicing mindfulness, a therapeutic strategy to live in the present moment, can help manage stress.
If COVID-19 has you feeling cooped up, visit our website to learn how a five-minute mindfulness exercise can help you take a “vacation” from excessive worry and anxiety.
– Scott Burgess, David Lawrence Center