How Setting Aside “Worry Time” Can Help Curb Coronavirus Anxiety

Science shows you can “time-box” your worrying to reduce stress.

Coronavirus-related stress is something so many of us are experiencing. Joey Hubbard, Thrive Global’s Chief of Training, offers a simple solution: You can manage this anxiety by scheduling specific times to worry — as opposed to being in a constant state of concern, which takes a heavy toll on your emotional well-being. Intentionally scheduled time dedicated to worrying is known as “Worry Time,” and science shows it reduces anxiety, stress, and depressive symptoms. For more on “worry time” and how to try it yourself, watch the video above.

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