5 ways to deal with anxiety during the holidays amid the omicron surge

According to trauma and stress researcher Alison Holman, [nursing professor] at the University of California, Irvine, the key is finding ways to heal and nurture your body to let the energy flow. “When the energy stays pent up inside, it actually can really get the mind going,” Holman said. “Get some kind of exercise, whether it’s a creative form of exercise. … “One of the best things you can do to protect yourself from stress is to turn off the TV and turn off social media,” said Holman.