How to keep up with coronavirus news without losing your mind

Roxane Silver, a researcher at the University of California, Irvine, has spent decades studying collective traumas like mass violence, natural disasters, and disease outbreaks like coronavirus. She tells Inverse …. there is value in taking a break from anxiety-producing content, Silver says. It’s okay to press pause on the steady flow of news and check in on your health, all the while staying in the know. … “I’m not at all endorsing denial or putting one’s head in the sand,” Silver says. “I’m suggesting that people be thoughtful, careful and proactive in their seeking of new information.”