We live in strange and unprecedented times. Corona Virus or COVID-19 has the World in the state of fear, pain, and uncertainty and I wanted to provide you with the up to date valuable information that is factual and practical.
First is to acknowledge just how strange these times are for so all of us. While it is important to remind ourselves that social distancing & isolation and many of the cancellations and scale-backs are to contain the spread of COVID-19 - and we are all on board for that - the uncertainty associated with it is unnerving. I get it. Social isolation isn't good for folks with anxiety or depression, or for those whose well being is dependent on...socializing. Economic uncertainty can increase stress and anxiety, obviously. Trust me, I get it. By hunkering down for a bit, we protect those who are vulnerable. When we all do our part, more people thrive. If nothing else, the spread of COVID-19 has shown us how interconnected and interdependent we are on each other, in a multitude of different ways.
I would encourage you if you are feeling isolated to reach out. Reach out to your friends and family via phone or video or text. Dr. Christianson has a fantastic article on all things COVID-19. Be well my friends!