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Escaping Reality

Sep 21, 2020 1:15:56 PM / by General Healthcare Resources

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It’s safe to say the last six-months have introduced us all to increased stress, uncertain times and daily doses of negative news. No matter how mentally strong we are, the constant curveballs being thrown our way can wear us down and stretch us to our limits.

Feelings of being overwhelmed by the circumstances around us are normal reactions we all experience. At one time or another, just about everyone has had a profound desire to escape reality and shut out the world around us.

According to psychologists, indulging that desire is a good thing. Our mind is sending us a message that we need to step away and indulge in some self-care. The key is finding healthy ways to escape, unplug and zone out.

Here are some popular suggestions:

Finding healthy ways to temporarily escape reality and tune out what’s going on around us is an important part of maintaining a healthy attitude and mindset. Far from wasting time, it might be one of the best investments you can make in yourself.

Enjoy and stay well.

Topics: health tips