Coping with COVID-19: Connect With the Good

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Frequently we have much more to be grateful for than we realize. Sometimes life is just too busy to permit us to slow down or to take a quick break to contemplate gifts we have received. Stopping and taking time to think about the positives in our lives is a way to stay connected with the good we’re experiencing. Unfortunately, we are hard-wired to see the negative. Perhaps we are too focused on what can go wrong or what we didn’t finish or what lies ahead. Just for the moment, stop, take a deep breath and remember it’s the journey rather than the destination that’s the gift.

And now… from the Ohio State Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health’s Stress Trauma And Resilience (STAR) Program, here’s your daily destressing: