During these times a lot of us are displaced and feeling very stressed out.
Today’s post is by Troy Lowe; Vice President of Development at SafeSourcing.
During these times a lot of us are displaced and feeling very stressed out. Whether it is from working from home, being secluded or worrying about the health of ourselves and our loved ones. Normally if you have a stressful days, you can step out of the house or leave work and do something you enjoy to help take your mind off of everything. Whether that be going out to exercise at the gym or going out with friends for a relaxing diner. During these times it is crucial that we try and find alternatives to our usual social norms and try and find something to do to take our minds off of all the things going on around us. Staying positive and optimistic during these rough times is crucial to our mental health and to our immune systems. One of the things that you can try and do is create a positive daily routine. If you are like many of us, your daily routine has been entirely disrupted. Take some time to establish a new daily routine. Some experts say that having a daily/weekly routine is a way to feel that there is some certainty during this isolation. If you are working from home, make sure you create a work space somewhere outside of your bedroom and get dressed as if you are going to your office. Anything that you can do to create a sense of normalcy will help reduce the stress and promote positivity. Below are some other things that we can do to stay positive during these times.
- Take a Break from the News
- Make Tine to Unwind
- Help Others
- Re-connect with Friends on Social Media
- Make a Playlist of your Favorite Songs
- Be Grateful for the Things you Have
- Find Ways to Embrace Laughter and Humor into Your Day
- Take up an Old Hobby
- Read Something Uplifting
- Have Faith
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