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Coronavirus cases are rising again in many parts of the world, causing restrictions to be brought back in several countries.
The situation is changing fast, which may leave you feeling anxious — especially as life has been uncertain for some time.
And because restrictions vary in different places, things may feel less clear, explains Stephen Buckley, Head of Information at UK-based mental health charity Mind.
“This is a difficult situation for everybody and it’s normal to feel anxious about uncertain times,” he says.
If you're feeling anxious, there are things you can try to help you cope:
Experiment with the options above until you find one that works for you.
But if anxiety is affecting your daily life or causing you distress, it might be worth talking to a doctor.
Quote of the day
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Søren Kierkegaard, philosopher