Take things slowly as lockdown ends to avoid ‘re-entry’ syndrome

A psychiatrist advises us not to catastrophise post-Covid life and to be compassionate towards others

First of all, it’s normal to be anxious when there’s such a big change for us as a society. I think the last time there was something similar was post-9/11 when people had to adjust to using transport at a time when people were anxious about that.

The “re-entry” syndrome people might be experiencing as lockdown ends is part of a healthy readjustment and something that people have to deal with when they’ve been off sick or on maternity leave for long periods.

(March 8, 2021)  Step 1, part 1

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Category: Mental Health