We're all familiar with the fight or flight response that our body triggers in response to a perceived threat, but with this pandemic, it got switched on and for many of us, it hasn’t really been switched off yet.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Niamh Connolly explains what’s going on in our brains and our bodies when we’re feeling anxious and how can manage that response, trading 'fight or flight’ for ‘rest and digest’.
She also shares a nifty mnemonic based on You OK? with five key takeaways to help identify and manage our anxieties.
You can find out more about Niamh’s work at mindgym.ie or on Instagram @themindgym.