Recent studies show that the pandemic has led to a rise in anxiety and depression, caused by bereavement, isolation, financial insecurity and fear. One of the ways to combat that is to share your feelings with family and friends, and seek reassurance, through video chats. Photo: Shutterstock Recent studies show that the pandemic has led to a rise in anxiety and depression, caused by bereavement, isolation, financial insecurity and fear. One of the ways to combat that is to share your feelings with family and friends, and seek reassurance, through video chats. Photo: Shutterstock
Recent studies show that the pandemic has led to a rise in anxiety and depression, caused by bereavement, isolation, financial insecurity and fear. One of the ways to combat that is to share your feelings with family and friends, and seek reassurance, through video chats. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Protect your mental health during and after the pandemic: be open with your emotions, practise mindfulness and remember it won’t last forever

  • Even after vaccinations bring the pandemic to an end, many will struggle with the effects of social isolation, financial insecurity, ill health and loss
  • Experts suggest safeguarding your mental well-being by adopting a positive attitude and learning to be emotionally resilient

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Recent studies show that the pandemic has led to a rise in anxiety and depression, caused by bereavement, isolation, financial insecurity and fear. One of the ways to combat that is to share your feelings with family and friends, and seek reassurance, through video chats. Photo: Shutterstock Recent studies show that the pandemic has led to a rise in anxiety and depression, caused by bereavement, isolation, financial insecurity and fear. One of the ways to combat that is to share your feelings with family and friends, and seek reassurance, through video chats. Photo: Shutterstock
Recent studies show that the pandemic has led to a rise in anxiety and depression, caused by bereavement, isolation, financial insecurity and fear. One of the ways to combat that is to share your feelings with family and friends, and seek reassurance, through video chats. Photo: Shutterstock
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