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Maintaining your emotional wellbeing if you are COVID positive

The experience of having COVID-19 can be very stressful associated with fear and anxiety. The disease may impact your emotional wellbeing along with your physical wellbeing. Psychological impact of infection can vary from immediate effects like:

Post by on Thursday, June 3, 2021

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The experience of having COVID-19 can be very stressful associated with fear and anxiety. The disease may impact your emotional wellbeing along with your physical wellbeing. Psychological impact of infection can vary from immediate effects like:


• Fear and worry about your own health and the health of your family, your financial situation or job, or loss of support services you rely on.

• Fear of social stigma

• Irritability, anger, confusion

• Frustration, loneliness

• Denial, anxiety, depression, insomnia,

despair.


How to cope up? 


• Take a break from constant watching the news or limit the time for news.

• Stay connected with your loved ones over audio or video calls

• Get engaged in your hobbies which you enjoy doing.

• Enjoy reading some good books

• Take adequate rest

• Maintain healthy diet

• Do light exercises as your condition permits.

• Do not hide your illness and do stay in constant touch with your doctor.

• Stay informed about the risk from COVID-19 based on scientific advices.

• Share positive stories of those who have recovered from COVID-19.

• Stay spiritually connected with God, pray and ensure performing some religious rituals.


Dr. Tasaduk Hussain Itoo

Kashmir-based physician/Renowned Educator/Prolific Columnist/ Founder JKIFTS



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