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How I Found Healthy Coping Mechanisms This Year

virtual school, I could feel myself starting to tailspin. How was I supposed to work a nine to five and keep an eye on the kids all day? Well, it turns out I didn’t have to wonder for very long.

Just two months later, I was furloughed.Luckily, we had enough in savings to last us a few months and my husband was still working full time. But that wasn’t enough to keep me from relapsing.In the months that followed, I sunk into a deep depression.

Apathy replaced all other emotions and some days, I couldn’t even find the motivation to get out of bed, much less take a shower or get dressed. And I wallowed in my misery — our collective misery — for a while.

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As a millennial, I spend a fair amount of my day on social media. The usage tracker on my phone says that I spend approximately two hours per day on Facebook alone, which, yes, seems excessive.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric health condition typically triggered by a past event witnessed or experienced. People living with PTSD are frequently overwhelmed by intense feelings of fear, horror, sadness, and helplessness. Traumatic events like losing a loved one, physical or sexual abuse, war, accidents, and natural disasters are some of the most common PTSD triggers.

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