How to Practice Mindfulness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
First, remember that fear and anxiety are normal reactions to what is happening in the world right now. Our brains are hard-wired to notice and react to danger! When we are stressed we trigger our tendency to view our reality through a negative bias and may not see a situation in a balanced way.
Simply remembering that our brains are wired like this can help us break free from limited ways of perceiving the situation and open us to other ways of viewing it. We can practice recognizing fear and anxiety in a non-judgmental way and begin to notice common thought patterns without getting carried away by them.
Here are some other great tips and resources you can use during these uncertain times: