Year End Coping Ideas

Ready to turn the calendar to 2021?

Yes! We’re ready for that, too!

However, the next several months are going to be challenging. Plans are being modified, travel has been curtailed, and we’re all trying to avoid a covid-19 infection.

In the meantime, we’re all trying to cope as best we can.

Sometimes, though, it’s challenging to put together a coherent plan for self-care. Luckily, Kerry Matuszek, LIMHP, has been scouring the Web – and thought we should pass a great article along to you.

 

While “stay well” has become the default sign off in the age of coronavirus, “it is really important to say ‘stay sane’, too”, says Lucy Atcheson, the psychologist and author of Anxiety Attacks. As situations change faster than we can process, and we try to muddle through, here are some anxiety-busting coping strategies, whether you have one minute to spare or a yawning, self-isolating fortnight.

 

How To Start Therapy

From Lifekit – a podcast from NPR

Feeling anxious? Overwhelmed? Unhappy? Not sure what you’re feeling at all? These might be signs that your “check engine” light is on and seeing a therapist could help.

If the mere thought of trying to find help seems overwhelming, you’re not alone. Plenty of people put off seeking treatment or try to ignore symptoms because mental health is often easier to brush off as not urgent.

 

After the podcast, you might have additional questions. Great – please contact us!