I quit following the news. I’m staying alert but not alarmed. I’m finding reliable sources and staying sane by keeping track of things that matter to me.
Lockdowns will have a huge impact on the economic life both for countries and for individuals but it doesn’t necessarily mean lying on the couch for weeks.
Overthinking, regretting life decisions and worrying too much of terrible things that will never happen can be remedied by keeping yourself extremely busy.