Coping with stress

Marie Waldron
Marie Waldron. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Assemblymember Marie WaldronSpecial to Valley News2020 has been a tough year for everyone. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in business shutdowns, growing unemployment and extreme economic distress, along with related public health/mental health impacts for thousands. And now, the drawn-out election aftermath and the fast approaching holiday season will add to what’s already been one of the most stressful years in decades. Stress and anxiety levels are going through the roof.Everyone copes with stress differently, but there are generally agreed upon methods people can use to keep stress in check. Among these are limiting the amount of time they spend listening to news sources, maintaining supporting relationships with friends and family, eating right, avoiding ex
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