It’s OK not to be OK. It’s not as if you’re in a productivity race. These words of encouragement made rounds on social media to show support to people who are struggling to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. However difficult this period is, parents have to continue to be mentally strong for children in the family.
Those who have lost their job couldn’t help but feel hopeless or frustrated about losing income during one of the most critical times ever. On the other hand, those who have managed to keep their job had to either adapt to a remote work setup or take the risk of going back to the office once lockdown restrictions were lifted so they could continue providing for the needs of the family.
This infographic will help you understand why you may be susceptible to mental stress and learn about the different preventive measures that you can take to keep your mental health in check.
Infographic Source: https://www.bpi-philam.com/en/key-moments/building-my-wealth/a-self-care-checklist-for-your-mental-health-during-covid-19.html