In addition to staying physically healthy, we all also need to pay attention to our mental states. Research indicates there is a complex interplay between mental and physical health which suggests that doing things to keep ourselves mentally healthy can not only make us happier but can also improve our physical health.
Here are a few mental health suggestions straight from the CDC:
You should take breaks watching, reading, or listening to news stories about the Coronavirus pandemic. This is not to say you should ignore important information or bury your head in the sand. But you do not need a constant stream of real-time news about the pandemic. Set a few times every day—maybe first thing in the morning, during lunch and then again briefly