As the third week of lockdown continues, it may be a good time to think about how you are responding to the current unprecedented stresses we face. Herewith a diagram that might help you to think about this. It is very natural to be responding from the fear zone, at least some of the time if not most/all of the time. We are facing an enormous, invisible threat, and significant upheaval. The fear zone is a normal and adaptive place to be for survival. None of us have been here before and we are all afraid.
There is a great collection of mental health resources on:
Several of these may be helpful to you or others, especially if you find you are responding from the fear zone more often than you would like to.
Fernwood Clinic Team
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