GMA News 24 Oras featured clinical psychologist Dra. Caridad Tarroja on 'Positive Distraction' during the ongoing pandemic situation Expert: Use ‘positive distraction’ to deal with anxiety, stress due to COVID-19 threat
“Positive distraction” is one of the activities people can do to help them deal with their anxiety and stress amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, according to an expert.
In Cata TIbayan’s report on “24 Oras” Thursday, psychologist Dr. Maria Caridad Tarroja said it’s normal to be anxious and stressed about the ongoing health crisis. However, it’s not healthy if the person thinks of the problem for the whole day.
Dra Tarroja is an associate professor at the De LaSalle University and a practicing clinical psychologist.
She is also the Vice-President of the Psychological Empowerment to Resources and Aspirations (P.E.R.A.), Inc.
Read more here: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/lifestyle/healthandwellness/739346/expert-use-positive-distraction-to-deal-with-anxiety-stress-due-to-covid-19-threat/story/?utm_source=GMANews&utm_medium=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR2blhVJMRM61I4U_cq4TVPoAjBRt9EyYhMBIuKr4jKrlTW44Yaldnq2x40
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