Tips for Coping in Quarantine banner

How You Can Reduce Stress & Anxiety During a Pandemic


We all worry. But when you find yourself on that unproductive “worry treadmill” with one rapid thought coming after another, it’s time to pause and practice calm, deep breathing. That’s important because our breathing is often shallow and quick in stressful moments, releasing hormones that intensify the situation. 

Lisa Boone, in a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, pointed to a recommendation from Diana Winston, director of mindfulness education at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. The technique, called STOP, can help reduce anxiety by promoting mindfulness.

Tips for Coping in Quarantine

Recent Updates

Long COVID: What COVID-19 Long Haulers Need To Keep in Mind

JUN 08, 2021

Feeling unwell after recovering from COVID-19? You may have long COVID. Learn about what it means and what experts are recommending for treatment.

Read More Additional information about Long COVID: What COVID-19 Long Haulers Need To Keep in Mind

Here's Everything You Need To Know About COVID-19 Variants

MAY 17, 2021

Learn more about the many COVID-19 variants — including one from Texas — and why getting vaccinated is more important than ever.

Read More Additional information about Here's Everything You Need To Know About COVID-19 Variants

Lost Your Sense of Smell to COVID-19? Try Smell Training

MAY 17, 2021

Temporary loss of smell from COVID-19 is caused by nerve damage to the olfactory nerve. Smell training can help regain your sense of smell and taste.

Read More Additional information about Lost Your Sense of Smell to COVID-19? Try Smell Training

Find a Doctor


Looking for a doctor? Perform a quick search by name or browse by specialty.