CULTIVATING POSITIVE EMOTIONS DURING COVID-19

Do you know that apart from fever, dry cough, shortness of breath, and sore throat, COVID-19 also causes emotional distress? I’m sure you know that already. (Sadly, even without COVID-19, one in four people in the world will be affected by a mental or neurological disorder at some point in their lives.) When we experience emotional distress, we feel overwhelmed with negative emotions — sadness, anger, fear, stress, anxiety, among others. This is to be expected, especially during times of pandemic. This is due to the fact that positive emotions are easily felt when one is safe…