Foundation Skills

Coping with Uncertainty, Stress, Anxiety and Potential Loss in the time of Coronavirus

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Life is filled with uncertainty, especially at times like this. While most things brought about by COVID-19 is outside of our control, your mindset is key to coping with difficult circumstances and facing the unknown.


1. Dealing with Uncertainty in the Time of Coronavirus
The role of uncertainty in life
Holding onto your ‘stability rocks’ (developing healthy habits and routines for a sense of control)
Take Control!
Knowledge is Power
Developing and Applying Coping Skills
2. Dealing with Stress and Anxiety in the Time of Coronavirus
Understanding your anxiety
Recognising stress symptoms (know your limits)
Achieving Balance: Mind, Body and Spirit
Relaxation techniques
Deep-breathing and guided imagery for stress relief
How to manage your finances during COVID-19
Offering a helping hand
Stress relief affirmations to help you get through a stressful day
3. Coping with Grief and Loss in the Time of Coronavirus
What is grief?
The grieving process
Symptoms of grief
Strategies to help cope with loss
The importance of self-care
Complicated grief vs depression
Moving Forward: Transforming grief and loss into positivity