Many of us are feeling some extra pressure these days, what with a pandemic upending our way of life and. Heck, it might not be inaccurate to say we’re all feeling more strained than we’re used to at this point. Of course, we’re all different and experience stress in our own ways, but there are a few clear commonalities that can emerge when we start to become overloaded with anxiety. Here are four of the biggest warning signs of stress overload, according to life coach Dan Reiland:
There’s a good chance many of us have experienced a scenario like this at some point over the past few months: You’re at the supermarket picking up next month’s supply of groceries, minding your own business. You turn the aisle and notice someone not wearing a mask, even though the sign in front of the store explicitly stated one was required to shop. Or you’re waiting in line and the person next to you is standing a little too close for comfort. And you think to yourself, what should I do in this situation? You want to say something, but what? And how?
Language is an always evolving and changing thing, so it should come as no surprise that 2020 has given us plenty of new additions to our vocabulary. The coronavirus pandemic alone has made terms like “social distancing” and “flatten the curve” part of our daily lives. Here are a few other recently coined terms that have been introduced to the 2020 lexicon:
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