The outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is now a massive challenge for millions of people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Whilst we do our best to stay at home to contain the spread of the virus, we are faced with a whole new challenge to our mental health.
Now more than ever, with many people's futures uncertain and livelihoods at stake, mental resilience is put to the ultimate test. Everyone reacts differently to highly stressful situations. Your mental strength is stretched to its breaking point
Whether you're dealing with self-isolation, whether you're worried about how loved ones are coping, or if you're faced with financial difficulties and it feels like your world has been turned upside down, your mental strength is being tested to its breaking point.
Without adequate mental strength, challenges like COVID-19 will likely fill you with uncertainty and anxiety. Those uncomfortable feelings can lend way to negative thinking. And negative thinking will affect your behaviour--which can inadvertently turn your catastrophic predictions into a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Whilst many of us are spending our time exercising at home, an alarming number of people are neglecting our mental muscle. Whether or not you are working out, during this crisis your mind is one muscle you do need to strengthen. During these tough times, there will be moments when you're going to need all the mental strength you can find. With many experts predicting the pandemic will last for another six months or more, it's important to start building your mental strength fast.
This highly interactive and practical webinar will cover: