July 1, 2021
Many people’s physical well-being has been severely impacted by the outbreak. COVID-19 is also doing havoc on our mental health, with potentially serious long-term consequences. Have you felt tired? Are you also unmotivated? I’m sure you’ve experienced it as well. I’m suffering from pandemic burnout. For a long time, our brains have been on high alert for stress and fear.
You Are Not Alone
In different ways, the pandemic has been a devastating for all of us. We must recognize that anxiety is common, and that we may need to slow down, seek additional help, and focus on coping skills. Remember you are not alone. Help is available. CAMH has services available. Or please click on the resources below:
You may not have time for an all-inclusive vacation or all of life's comforts, but that doesn't mean you can't prioritize your health. Do not let stress take hold, remember you can't pour water from an empty cup. Keep connected and take care of yourself first my friend.