With the way the world is right now, it's understandable if you have some anxiety. Well, WCCO has put together some tips and things you can do for staying calm and lowering your anxiety.
Lisa Conway, a therapist at the Relate Counseling Center in Minnetonka, says her clients are asking to talk to her through teletherapy more often than normal.
Conway says there are easy things you can do on your own to stay calm and lessen the anxiety:
-Limiting the amount of information on this pandemic you consume each day
-Get outside for some fresh air
-Distract yourself with things that make you happy
When it comes to kids who may feel anxious, Conway says the best thing you can do to let them feel comfortable asking questions, but make sure parents’ answers are age appropriate. She says kids do not need to know every detail about the pandemic.
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