‘It’s One Thing After Another,’ Says Woman Who Has Lost Her Job During Coronavirus Pandemic
Andrea is a 29-year-old resident of New York City who says she has been experiencing constant anxiety since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. She reports losing sleep, having night sweats, and feeling helpless over what she says is a lack of information about the pandemic. And that, she says, has led her to operate through “fear-based decisions.”
Additionally, says Andrea, “I lost my job, I’m concerned about my family, and all of that is stacking on top of the anxiety I’d had previously.”
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Along with losing her job, Andrea says she’s about to lose her healthcare benefits. “It’s one thing after another,” she says, adding, “I don’t have answers, and I don’t have solutions, and so it can be a vicious cycle.”
What tips does Dr. Phil have for Andrea to help her manage her anxiety?
Watch the video above, then tune in to Wednesday’s episode. as Dr. Phil speaks with guests from across the country and around the globe about their biggest fears during the evolving health crisis.
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