A little bit of stress is good for you. It can help keep you focused and motivated to meet a deadline at work or safe in situations when your fight-or-flight response kicks in. The problem is that many people experience prolonged or chronic stress which can take a toll on the way you feel.
Some habits can hold you back mentally, physically, and emotionally. These habits often become part of your daily routine which can interfere with your productivity and, in some cases, your mental health.
It’s important to find ways to cope with election-related stress so it doesn’t take over your life. Here are some nonpartisan tips that can help prioritize your mental health before, during, and after election day.
Making yourself a priority is the ultimate form of self-care! Sometimes proper self-care includes seeking help to manage your symptoms of anxiety and depression. There are so many fears surrounding this novel pandemic. It’s OK to not be OK.