Being faced with uncertainty is a normal part of life. Worries about uncertainty can be hard to manage, particularly if we feel that we feel physically or emotionally unsafe. When that happens, uncertainty can trigger stress, fear and panic. If it continues too long, uncertainty can even trigger feelings of hopelessness and helplessness.
COVID-19 has made life more uncertain for many people. Many of us are concerned about our health and the health of loved ones, the economy and jobs, and the future.
The good news is that there are some strategies that can help us cope with uncertainty.