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Everyone worries during their life. When it spurs you to take action to solve problems, worrying can even be helpful. However, if you are preoccupied with worst-case scenarios, and have a chronic case of the “what-if,” worry quickly becomes a problem. Unrelenting fears and anxious thoughts can be paralysing.
It is not an understatement to say that the coronavirus has turned our lives upside down, and impacted on us financially, mentally and physically. Those who fall under the category of vulnerability due to their physical or mental health are particularly more anxious at this time.
Extensive research concerning physical disasters on an individual's mental health has established that emotional distress is prevalent in affected populations — a finding sure to be echoed in individuals affected by this Covid-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic.
Your mental health is inseparable from your physical health. I know it not a revolutionary concept, but what is astounding is the stigmatisation that still surrounds men who dare to talk about their mental struggles.
Men who are vocal about any kind of mental issues can be regarded as weak or inferior. As flawed, broken guys who are more likely to be ostracised for their honesty, instead of rewarded for their bravery. Instead of affording your fellow man compassion, we mock, belittle, and turn a blind eye.
We freely spit the phrase, “Man up,” as though your gender alone should be sufficed to guide you through your darkest times.
It's not normal to worry about something new every single day. If it interferes with your daily life, it's time to mention it to your doctor. You may think it is natural to worry about loved ones or to catch a plane on time. Nevertheless, when worrying becomes obsessive, and it may be a sign of an anxiety disorder.