Everyone is struggling through shelter-ins, isolation, social distancing, loss of income, and an array of other frightening and unusual events, like being unable to find toilet tissue, disinfectant wipes, masks, and so on.
For me, being in a hot spot definitely adds to the worry. Everyday I hear about more and more people I know or know of who have it. And, it's definitely not just seniors! So, everyone please be careful.
To help with this craziness, Dr. Valerie Allen offers some great advice and tips on how to handle the stress we're all under.
Dr. Allen was a guest contributor on Writers on the Move multiple times as an author, but I didn't know she was also a psychologist.
As I subscribe to her mailing list, she sent along a PDF on how we can help ourselves and has graciously allowed me to share it:
MOODS, EMOTIONS, AND SOCIAL DISTANCING
You can find out more about Dr. Allen at:
Write, Publish, Sell! 2 Ed
Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony
I hope this helps you and PLEASE SHARE!