People experiencing anxiety due to COVID-19, are not alone. Some symptoms that you may be undergoing include racing thoughts, worrying all the time and a feeling of nervousness. If you are experiencing physical symptoms, you may also be sweating, have heavy breathing or even be literally shaking. To help reduce your anxiety, take deep breaths and acknowledge that you are feeling anxious. You also can challenge your thoughts and try to fill your mind with more positive feelings. Finally, remember that there is never a bad time to get help from the outside world. If you are ready and comfortable and feel it's necessary, go to a professional and get some help.
- Some good ways to reduce anxiety include challenging your thoughts, taking deep breaths and accepting that you're feeling anxious.
- There really isn't a wrong time to ask for help from the outside. If you feel like you need help, go out and get it.
- Some symptoms of anxiety include racing thoughts, worrying all the time as well as heavy breathing, sweating and shaking.
“People are on edge and hypervigilant, given the circumstances, but sometimes that heightened hypervigilance causes a tunnel vision and people are less aware or mindful of some of their other actions.”