Breathing Space

It is more important than ever to decompress and feel the support of those around you.

Here are some resources to help you take a little breathing space from the rigors of the job during this time of heightened stress, workload and anxiety.

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Tips for Dealing with COVID-19 Anxiety

Prioritize your self care routine

Avoid excessive consumption of the media

Focus on things you can control, like handwashing and social distancing

Talk to friends and family on calls and texts

Eat well, stay hydrated and get enough sleep

Practice meditation

Distract yourself with games, books and movies

Notice your feelings and write them down

Exercise to get out of your head

Keep busy doing things you enjoy, like music, crafts, or learning

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Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.

Dale Carnegie

Wellness Together Canada

Wellness Together Canada was funded by the Government of Canada in response to the unprecedented rise in mental distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Get connected to mental health and substance use support, resources, and counselling with a mental health professional.

Bridge the gApp

Bridge the gApp connects you with guidance and supports for mental health and addictions in Newfoundland and Labrador. The best thing about it is its accessibility. From a computer, tablet or a phone in your pocket, you can instantly access content that can provide advice, inspiration, assurance, or direction for finding additional supports when you need it the most. Available for adults and youth.

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There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.

Orison Swett Marden

Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.

Christopher Germer