Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus Uncertainty
With so much uncertainty over the last couple weeks, lots of families are feeling stressed out. Events are being canceled, spring break plans are being put on hold, hand sanitizer is in short supply. And some families are dealing with school closures, or at least the fear of them. During this difficult time, we hope you'll find time to take care of yourself, and your kids. We've rounded up a few ideas for how to enact self-care for the whole family—with the help of media and tech, and sometimes without it...
Manage Stress & Anxiety
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. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in...
Pandemic Panic? These 5 Tips Can Help You Regain Your Calm
Anxiety thrives on uncertainty. And, as the coronavirus spreads, our unanswered questions can make us feel vulnerable or fearful. "Will it come to my community" or "Am I at risk?' "We've got national anxiety at the moment, a kind of shared stress, and we are all in a state of extreme uncertainty," says Catherine Belling, an associate professor at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, who studies the role of fear and anxiety in health care....
Chilling Out with the Y
Life can be hectic and often stressful. Grab a mug of your favorite tea, sit somewhere comfortable, and relax with us to these songs selected by Y-USA's Meredith Riemersma.
Positive Vibes with the Y
Mesabi Family YMCA has the tunes to put a smile on your face and set the tone for a positive, energetic day!