Since the advent of the pandemic in the whole world, the approach of behavioral specialists has changed and that is surely with a strong reason. Depression, panic attacks, emotional disturbances and anxiety are on the rise. There are extremely high incidences of psychological problems , mental health issues, suicidal rates, drug and alcohol use, domestic violence etc. Teletherapy increased multifold during this period.
Ways to release stress
1. Don't suffer alone!!!
Find someone close in your family, friends or trusted circle. Open your heart out. It helps to pour out your story rather than bottling it up inside. This will reduce the effects of stress!! You can manage your stress symptoms.
2. Engage yourself in some hobby you love
The best way to heal from depression, stress, anxiety, panic is to divert your mind. Researches say that time is one of the best healers and it is true. The brain functions differently when we kill time without working. Instead, rejuvenate yourself with something you always loved to do!!! Who knows you may rekindle the spark that you left long back. Pick up a hobby and pursue it. It will take your mind off things. Also, try meditating for your anxiety. These things would help you cope with anxiety and stress in better ways.
3. Read positive articles and engage with people who vibrate positivity.
At such times, it is natural to get tempted towards negative things like alcohol, drugs, smoking etc that take away the vitality and glow from our lives. People are crammed up in their homes and wondering where will life take them. This is where it is important to connect to good and positive minded people to avoid the after effects of piled up negativity. Train the mind to read good articles that motivate you towards healthy mindset. Eat healthy and stay fit to avoid eating disorders due to your stress responses!!!