Feeling Stressed?

November 5, 2020 0

Many of us are feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed these days. Here are some coping strategies to try from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America:

???? ? ????-???. Practice yoga, listen to music, meditate, get a massage, or take a walk around the block. Stepping back from the problem helps clear your head.

??? ????-???????? ?????. Try not to skip any meals, and keep healthful, energy-boosting snacks on hand.

??? ?????? ?????. When stressed, your body needs additional sleep and rest.

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???? ???? ???????. Inhale and exhale slowly. Count to 10 slowly. Repeat, and count to 20 if necessary.

?? ???? ????. Instead of aiming for perfection, which isn’t possible, be proud of however close you get.

?????? that you cannot control everything.

??????? ?????. A good laugh goes a long way.

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??? ????????. Volunteer or find another way to be active in your community, which creates a support network and gives you a break from everyday stress.

???? ?? ???????. Tell friends and family you’re feeling overwhelmed, and let them know how they can help you. Talk to a physician or therapist for professional help.

We are here for you at MCC! If you need to talk with one of our medical or behavioral health providers, give us a call at 964-1251.

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