In this uncertain time, Places for People Outpatient Clinic Program Manager Meagan Doty offers this advice for coping with stress.
“There is so much out there that is out of our control, but add to our anxiety about situations. So focusing on what you can control is a great way to keep things from feeling overwhelming. Being able to focus on small choices each day that support health helps increase our overall feelings of control in what often feels like a chaotic environment.”
- Stay informed, but recognize from taking a break from social media or traditional media would be helpful.
- Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate
- Check in with family and friends by phone, text, or email