Managing stress and anxiety
Resources for managing stress and anxiety during COVID-19
The following resources for managing stress and anxiety have been compiled by MDHB staff.
The Useful Psychologist
Dr Sarb Johal creates videos about psychology, and how we can apply it to solve everyday problems. In particular, he aims to support people through tough times like disasters. Sarb has a B.Sc. (Hons) in psychology and two doctorates, a Research Doctorate in Psychology (PhD) from the University of Cardiff, and a Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) from the University College London.
Russ Harris's video outlines practical steps for responding effectively to COVID-19 usinng the principles of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
The following tools and resources give support for managing stress and anxiety.
The following tools outline practical steps to help you manage stress and build resilience in response to the pandemic.
In times of crisis, there are many things you can do to focus on the positive and manage feelings of distress. The following resources give some practical steps for building distress tolerance.
One practical way to manage stress and anxiety is to focus on what is positive and to avoid negative thinking. The following tools support positive thinking: