If you’re feeling anxious about your area opening back up, you’re not alone.
After over a year of being in a pandemic and adapting to new triple Rs – Rules Regulations and Routines – it can be difficult transitioning back to normal. Normal can look different for everyone as COVID has changed many things in people’s lives. It is okay to feel uneasy and tense at times. You may even find yourself overthinking things you have never used to think twice about. Whether it’s turning a doorknob, commuting on public transportation, or socializing with friends and colleagues… it may bring up a lot.
Below are some tips on how to cope with reopening anxiety. Just a reminder… everyone’s comfort level will be different. Keep in mind the impacts of COVID-19 and try to be mindful of what could have changed in the lives of others. Not everyone had the same experience during this time.