Are you feeling worried, tense, irritable, sad, angry, fearful, powerless, lonely and hopeless right now?
If so, you are not alone in dealing with uncertainty of the global pandemic.
Intense emotions like these make perfect sense during such uncertain times. Our daily lives have been turned upside down. Schools are closed, many people are suddenly working from home, friends and loved ones are losing jobs, and people we know and love are being infected with the Coronavirus.
It is downright confusing and the disruptions to daily life are destabilizing at best, leaving us in lurch, dealing with uncertainty.
Staying positive in tough times
While we cannot control the course that the Coronavirus will take, we can control how we respond to this situation by learning how to better manage our feelings.
Coping with uncertainty is possible using a variety of coping skills geared toward…