PLAN FOR SELF-CARE

Adapting to this new situation is full of potential challenges, as parents, couples and children! These tips are meant to help prevent stress and give children a sense of security.

Stress can be contagious

We humans have evolved as tribes. Over the ages, our “social brain” has evolved to help us respond to each other within milliseconds.

HELPING HANDS

Remind yourselves of the big and small things you do for each other every day!

Sharing strengths makes them stronger

Talking about everything that is worrying us is important. But sharing our thoughts about what is helping us get through this time is helpful. too!

Doing art makes space for new ideas

In times of crisis, our bodies and minds are often on the alert for potential threats. This is why it takes extra effort to pay attention to things beyond what we are worried, anxious or angry about. This extra effort is worthwhile!

The Stress and Recovery Curve

Warum verhalten wir Menschen uns unter Stress manchmal ganz anders als sonst? Wenn wir “aus der Stresskurve fliegen”, kann auch die Höflichkeit flöten gehen…

What is Resilience?

“Resilience” describes a capacity to deal with and recover from extremely challenging circumstances. This capacity depends on much more than just your own abilities…