Covad-19: How to deal with the epidemic of fear?
The spread of Covad-19 or Corona Virus in France and around the world has led to a real panic which multiplies faster than the virus itself. We give you some useful information so as not to enter the hellish spiral of anxiety and maintain self-control and not to panic.
Fear, anxiety, anguish, panic .....
a few details needed to avoid confusion?
Fear is an emotion, like a range of music with several variations and intensities. like all emotions, it generates derived fears such as anxiety, anxiety, fear, panic.
"Healing your fears means learning to face them for the future.
Because great fears have long memories, and often seek to come back. "
Christophe André - Psychology of fear.
Anxiety is fear of anticipation something that does not yet know what will happen and that will certainly not happen. The anxious person will tend to contemplate a doomsday scenario and often be overwhelmed with negative thoughts. Of course, in the face of the situation we have been experiencing in recent months, it is absolutely normal and understandable to feel stressed, anxious, or even upset. Fear is a high-intensity biological relationship. It is the brain center of fear that is housed in an area of the brain called "brain amygdala" that takes the lead in deciding to launch the alarm relationship of fear.
Anguish is an anxiety with many physical signs. It is a state of unease, of unpleasant
physical feelings without knowing why.
Where do the anxiety associated with coronavirus come from? In the face of this virus, some of our behaviors are explained by the loss of our bearings, the loss of our freedom. There has been panic- stricken movement in supermarkets, seeing empty shelves increases our sense of insecurity. With fear of seeing our closets and fridge empty, fear of losing, fear of dying. There is a real epidemic of fear with avoidance behaviors, massive anxiety, anxieties of death. The higher the emotional load, the more difficult it is for people to deal with the situation.
The enemy is invisible and creates a situation of helplessness. And here's how.
creates a chain reaction that makes people feel vulnerable and feel anxiety and anxiety.
What can be done to reduce anxiety factors?
The first thing is to hunt for the anxious thoughts of parasites and for which the
information is not verified. Learn about what scientific studies do which have been
published and which are formal: most of the Corona virus causes time of mild symptoms. About 80% of the sick are healing without special treatment.
On the other hand, implementing the WHO’s safety guidelines means doing
evidence of a responsible attitude.
Covid-19: An official information page set up by the government is
powered daily ➡ www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus
Better target your fears to better understand them Use your courage and discernment
and you will see your chargen emotional decrease.
First, it’s to name your fears. anguish, express them to be aware of it. You get more lucid when you get understands his psychological fears and how to change his negative
thoughtsmaking positive decisions.
Filter information flow Digital information
invades us, the multiplication of information sometimes
distorted, confused, contradictory increases the feeling of helplessness,
confusion and make us more vulnerable and anxious.
Learn less to be "glued" to your smartphone, limit yourself to a few
sources of limited information during the day.
3 Take advantage of these pauses to focus on which is really important to you
The coronavirus stopped our wild race, our habits are "upset", many find
themselves confined to their homes, no schools for our children, our business and personal appointments canceled until further notice order. So let's take a moment to think
about what is essential, what really matters for we, our values that we have lost sight of
for most of us because too busy head down in a frantic race of overconsumption.
Everyone knows where he wants to come, everyone knows in his depths what burns
very strong in him to give more meaning to his life, to grow, to unleash his potential and
live an inspiring life.
Maybe we have time to think more about how a better partner can be
for yourself, for others.
Meditate, meditate, meditate.....
Practice the Full Consciousness or Minfulness is a real remedy against stress, find a
emotional balance, and making wise decisions.
Focus on his breath, learn cardiac consistency to tame and Calm your anxiety.
That we can live happy days very soon.
Sonia Maarek Psychotherapist specializing in Terv, TCC, and Hypnoses
Manager of the Up to Care Certifying Training Institute
Up to Care, Online Training Institute : Therapy by Virtual Reality, Hypnoses, PNL
Tel: +972 52 519 96 91