Mental health in the time of COVID-19
March 25, 2020
By now, we have all seen the news and heard countless coverage on the COVID-19 situation. However, there is something else that is spreading among us, and that is fear.
The amount of emotional and mental energy fear and worry take is quite staggering. Mix this with an unprecedented situation of “social distancing” and we as humans are sitting in a recipe for anxiety, depression, sadness and mania.
Watching the internet, constantly refreshing for updates, and checking your phone every few minutes are cyclical activities that provide the illusion for control. If we keep ourselves in th...