The Counseling Center at WKU understands and promotes information on coping for its students and faculty. Here you will find resources to guide you in coping, including but not limited to dealing with depression and anxiety, reframing your emotions, and taking tough advice. In addition, on this page you will find a blog series on Coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Reframing Emotions Information
My Mental Health #WKU Resource Guide
College should be challenging, but not overwhelming.
All students struggle at times with worry, sadness,
loneliness, and even anger.
MyMentalHealth #WKU was created to help you when
life gets a bit rough.
This site can provide advice to help you put a name to
what you are feeling and resources for self-help and campus services.
Coping During the Covid-19 Epidemic
Coping with Covid-19 (part 3)
Mar 17th, 2020
Today we are going to talk about a rather old expression that people use during hard time. It is an expression that has some value, but it can also cause a lot of irritation or...Read More
Coping with Covid-19 (part 2)
Mar 16th, 2020
In our last post we talked about the stages of grief/trauma so that people won’t be afraid of what they are feeling as time goes on. We are all going to have some moments of...Read More
Coping with Covid-19 (part 1)
Mar 16th, 2020
We are facing a world health threat, and it looks like it will be a while before things will get back to normal. We have created this part of our website to provide advice on...Read More
Here are some ideas to relieve stress and practice self care while also practicing social distancing:
Be creative: write, paint, journal, play music, etc.
Practice yoga or meditation exercises
Breathe deeply and slowly
Try something new
Go for a hike outside (remember social distancing)
Find new ways to be with friends virtually
Play online board games
Stream a movie together
Start a book club
Listen to a podcast
Play video games
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