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Below are some tips to help manage stress in these tough times. Focus on eating a well-balanced diet to strengthen your immune system and lower your risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases.
– Dr. Sandra Palomino
15 TIPS TO MANAGE STRESS
Keep in touch with friends and family to strengthen your relationships.
Be sure to exercise daily, it is great for the body and mind!
Practice social distancing, but get outside when possible.
Do your best to eat a balanced diet. View nutrition tips at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) website: http://www.emro.who.int/nutrition/nutrition-infocus/nutrition-advice-for-adults-during-the-covid-19-outbreak.html
Maintain a regular sleeping pattern.
One of the things you can control is hygiene, keep it up!
Live in the present, avoid over-stressing about the future.
Don’t dwell on the negative, focus on positives like family time.
Get facts from sources like the CDC, WHO and your local public health agencies, but limit daily COVID-19 consumption.
Redesigning and reorganizing can feel liberating.
Create a designated work space and set goals each morning.
Catch up on books, films and shows you’ve wanted to enjoy.
Don’t use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs to cope with stress.
Don’t neglect existing or new health problems, seek care.
If stress seems overwhelming, be sure to seek help from a licensed mental health professional.
We are here for you. Call 210-764-1113 so we can help you as always. We’ve got this!