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WAYS TO AVOID HEADLINE ANXIETY

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Ways to Avoid Headline Anxiety

 

We understand that this is a time of uncertainty, and we want you to know you are not alone.  We are here for you.  Below are helpful tips to take care of your mental health: 

  • Be mindful of your news consumption.
  • Limit your news to only one or two reliable sources like the CDC.
  • Practice acceptance and understand the news will not answer all your questions.
  • Learn about preventative and precautionary measures from reliable sources
  • Stay connected to friends and family.
  • Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate.
  • Make time to unwind and remind yourself that strong feelings will fade. Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories.
  • Take social media breaks.
  • Understand that it is normal to be somewhat concerned by this, but try to not let fear drive your anxiety to an unhealthy level.

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