Proper diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep are the bedrock components to good health.
But inevitably, you may find yourself looking beyond food and fitness to lift your spirits.
“We’re in the midst of a huge amount of uncertainty, so that tends to bring up fears about the future and ruminating about the past,” said Allyn Richards, PhD, a psychologist with Spectrum Health.
If you’re finding it difficult to tame your worries, Dr. Richards suggests giving these six strategies a try.
1. Be grateful
Take a moment to practice gratitude every day.
“It’s sometimes easy to forget during times of crisis and stress,” Dr. Richards said. “But feeling grateful for what we have in this moment, while expressing gratitude to others,