Tips for Staying Mentally Well During COVID-19

Deborah Farbarik

Jul 2, 2020

Take Care of You:

  • Practice meditating for 5 minutes each day by finding a quiet area, listening to calming music or app (e.g. Calm app), gazing at fixed object (e.g. battery-operated candle), reciting positive affirmations, giving your mind the permission to take a break of worrisome thoughts.
  • Exercise for at least 5-10 minutes daily (e.g. Push-ups; Running in place/Sprints; going for a walk; jump roping; lifting weights; exercise equipment; Sit ups; Jumping jacks, etc.)
  • Stretching/ Yoga daily for 2-5 minutes
  • Getting at least 8 hours of sleep
  • Plan ways to eat healthier.

Engage and Connect Wisely:

  • While maintaining social distance, use technology (e.g. Facetime) to stay connected with people in your life.
  • Call or write a letter to a loved one, family member, or friend to check in on them and let them know you care about them and their emotional well-being.
  • Facetime a loved one or friends and join them in watching a movie together or celebrating a special occasion.
  • Pull out Boardgames, puzzles, card games, for family night of entertainment.
  • Revisit happy memories by creating online photo album to share with loved ones and friends.

Learn or Do something New:

  • Learn a new hobby (e.g. search websites, YouTube, etc.)
  • Karaoke, dance party  or scavenger hunt with family.
  • Plant a garden, tree, plant, flowers.
  • Make a Peace/Faith Rock (using paint to write a word of kindness).
  • Read a book, listen to a book online, join a book club.
  • Listen to new genres of music.
  • Learn how to draw/ paint/ art crafts/ sewing face masks.

Deborah Farbarik


Jul 2, 2020

Meet Your Counselor

Schedule a call with a member of our team.

Whether you need help for yourself, a child in your care, or for a personal relationship, we are here to help.

Here is what you need to do:

  1. Answer a few questions about yourself and how we can help you.

  2. Discuss insurance coverage 

  3. Book your session with a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Accepting all major health insurances


Get help Now