The outbreak of COVID-19 and the resulting quarantine may be stressful for you and those you know, both children and adults. We all respond to stress differently depending on many factors. However you’re feeling during this time, it’s important to manage your stress in a healthy way. This will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Published on Apr 13 @ 3:02 PM CDT
Self-talk — our inner dialogue — is critical to the way we handle the COVID-19 situation. Self-criticism leads to inner turmoil and increased anxiety, resulting in greater relational tension. On the other hand, self-compassion allows for a sense of inner wholeness and peace, which can lead to healthier and more genuine connection with others. By looking at Scripture and turning to professionals on the topic, we’ll explore how self-compassion is one of the kindest and most beneficial ways you can treat yourself.
Published on Apr 13 @ 1:29 PM CDT
During this COVID-19 quarantine, we are all experiencing losses of many kinds — the loss of celebrations, such of graduations and weddings; the loss of significant ceremonies, such as funerals; the loss of jobs and income; and the loss of everyday stability, such as routines. With loss comes both grief and emotions. Watch this video for some insight into how to manage the grief and emotions you're likely faced with during this time.
Published on Apr 10 @ 9:13 AM CDT
Fear. It’s a part of our everyday life on some level and it can actually be good for us. God gave us fear as a warning system that helps us stay safe. In the midst of the global pandemic, however, many people find themselves with heightened levels of fear and anxiety. Learn some simple, yet powerful, steps to help calm both your body and mind.
Published on Apr 9 @ 12:31 PM CDT
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Published on Mar 27 @ 2:13 PM CDT