Posted by: seattledizzygroup | April 30, 2020

Ways to Cope While Socially Isolated

Coping in Times of Social Isolation

People living with chronic illness are often housebound due to debilitating symptoms. The resulting social isolation may cause or exacerbate mental health challenges such as anxiety and depression.  It is also common to feel lonely and bored when stuck at home.  The emotional impacts of being socially isolated may be especially stressful and difficult to cope with during uncertain times like the current coronavirus pandemic.

Helpful articles:

How to Cope with Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Preventing Coronavirus Loneliness from Social Isolation: Advice for Chronic Illness Patients

Coronavirus Boredom When You’re Cooped Up with Chronic Illness: 25+ Ideas for Spending Your Time

40 Things to Do While You’re Stuck at Home Because of Covid-19

6 Suggestions for Making the Most of “Sheltering in Place”

See also:

Strategies for Calming Anxiety Amidst Uncertainty

Coping with the Isolation & Loneliness of Chronic Illness

Ideas for When You are Housebound with Chronic Illness

Getting Through Difficult Days with Chronic Illness

Importance of Self Care

 

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