Welcome to the very first installment of the all-new Good Tips for Hard Times show. In this program, our host Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency will meet with various experts to share all the tips and tricks they use to work through tough topics ranging from anxiety and accountability to navigating anti-Asian American racism during these hard times.
In this first episode, we are speaking with noted psychologist Dr. Ali Mattu of The Psych show to discuss anxiety, stress, and fear and how it relates to COVID-19, being in lockdown, living online, collective trauma, and beyond.
02:13 – What is anxiety?
12:56 – Anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic
24:31 – Anchor your day
27:05 – Find activities to absorb your mind
31:13 – Limit your news
Find more from Dr. Ali Mattu on similar topics to what we discussed today here!
Mental illness during coronavirus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFmlHY2gtG8
Coronavirus anxiety (COVID-19): How to stop worrying about your health: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yQj-Mscn7k
Living during a traumatic event: 4 skills to recover and grow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_h8WQPDe_o
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