How to Handle Job Insecurity During the COVID-19 Crisis

SourceAl Bawaba
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

  As the Covid-19 outbreak takes a toll on mental health globally, experts at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) shared some advice on how to cope with stress.   While the world has now come to terms with the pandemic situation, carrying forward with a healthy state of mind is a priority, the DHA said. Dr Khawla Ahmed Al Mir, consultant psychiatrist at Rashid Hospital, said: "The initial shock period is over and we are clearly in the adjustment phase. We need to learn to live with the current realities, we need to adapt in order to stay fit mentally." In the current situation, there are some stress triggers that cannot be changed, such as job insecurities, Mir said. "So, it is important to remember that we should focus only on the things that more...