As we combat COVID-19, new evidence and information emerges almost daily, now more than ever, it is important to take time for yourself to decompress and practice self care.
This page was created by NBNU to provide nurses suggested ways to take a break from the rigors of the job during this time of heightened stress, workload, and anxiety. It has been updated to include pertinent links and valuable information about mental health resources.
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This page was last updated: May 24, 2022
Tips for Dealing with Anxiety
Prioritize your self care routine
Avoid excessive consumption of the media
Focus on things you can control, like handwashing and social distancing
Talk to friends and family on calls and texts
Eat well, stay hydrated and get enough sleep
Distract yourself with games, books and movies
Notice your feelings and write them down
Exercise to get out of your head
Keep busy doing things you enjoy, like music, crafts, or learning