Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Keeping it in perspective...

Managing Your Anxiety about Swine Flu
from the American Psychological Association

The sudden and near-constant stream of news reports about swine flu can cause anyone to feel anxious and worried. These reactions are understandable because there are unknowns about the spread and severity of the illness. Even during this period of uncertainty, you can take several steps to manage your anxiety and have a positive outlook.

  • Keep things in perspective.
  • Get the facts.
  • Maintain a hopeful outlook.
  • Stay healthy.
  • Build resilience.
  • Have a plan.
  • Communicate with your children.
  • Keep connected.
  • Seek additional help.
Read the whole article here.

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