Financial Stress Turmoil
There has been a huge amount of turmoil in our markets and this has caused increase stress for many – those whose investments may be impacted, those who may be close to retirement and those whose job depends on a healthy economy.
During these uncertain economic times it is essential that we find positive ways to take care of ourselves.
Finances and Stress
We cannot change or predict what will happen in the markets and what may or may not happen with the economy – what we can do is follow the S-O-S approach and ensure that we stay healthy through to the other side.
Beverly’s Hot Tips Building Resilience and For Celebrating Financial Planning Month:
- Learn as much as you can about what is happening.
- Talk to those who know your investments and your financial situation. Find out what you do and do not have control over.
- Keep this situation in perspective – try not to get caught up in awfulizing
- Make sure that you are taking care of yourself – eat, sleep and exercise – take breaks – enjoy your hobbies – value your me time
Build your supports – get connected to your friends and family – strengthen your beliefs – play and have fun – and talk to a therapist or your doctor if you find that you are not coping as well as you could be. Click to tweet
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