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Five Ways to Boost Resilience During this Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis. It's not only a threat to our physical health. Even those who haven't themselves been infected are still affected by the various consequences of the pandemic. Here are some ways to boost psycho-social-spiritual resilience in this and other crises we may face:

#1: It's a crisis. Face it. Let it be what it is; not more, not less. There's no turning back nor running away. It's one step at a time on an unknown path into an unknown future.

PositiveTips from PositiveChoices.com

An Australian observational study followed more than 5000 children from infancy to 11 years old--approximately 4700 were ever breast fed. Infants whose mothers drank alcohol while breast-feeding had lower cognitive scores by age 6. These differences were no longer significant by age 10-11, and were independent of prenatal alcohol use. PositiveTip: Alcohol use while breastfeeding can significantly impair the mother's ability to self-regulate and make safe choices for herself and/or her child.