During Coronavirus quarantine, some of us are straight up losing our minds. It’s important to do what we can to make sure we take care of our mental health maybe even more so than our physical health. We should practice mindfulness whenever we can. Dr. Willard says we don’t have to meditate to find peace of mind. By taking five breaths in between calls or meetings we can have moments of tranquility that remind us that this won’t last forever.
- The coronavirus upheaval is making mental health issues come into the workplace.
- There are ways to minimize your stress, loneliness, and more even when working from home.
- Suggestions include reaching out to close people, keeping a journal, and more.
“Of course, many of our remote life challenges are insignificant compared to the pandemic sweeping the globe — but the risks posed to mental health aren’t minor at all.”