To say we are living in a stressful time would be an understatement. Even if you are adapting to “the new normal,” it can be unnerving to go out in the world and see how rapidly things have changed since the coronavirus shutdowns.
It’s not just the fact that everyone is wearing masks, but the reality that social distancing can feel so cold and isolating. We are longing for life to go back to “the way it was,” yet we’re being told that this may be a long time coming, if at all.
Even as the United States opens up in places, it’s with a great deal of trepidation—and sometimes it’s two steps forward and one back as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in many states. This ominous virus has put a fear in many of us that can be difficult to shake.
Still, we must cling to hope. Faith reminds us that through every challenge there is a potential blessing waiting for us.
In the meantime, we know that stress can not only plague our mind and emotions, but it can wreak havoc on all the body’s systems, leaving us vulnerable to illness and disease. That’s why managing stress has to become a No. 1 priority. Here are three ways to help you stay in balance:
1. BREATHE DEEP
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