Mind and Body

3 strategies for not falling for 5 Covid-19 mental traps

To overcome Covid-19, we have to stop thinking in “black in white”

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Throughout 2020, Covid-19 has swept across the planet, transforming our lives and livelihoods.

In many ways, the response to it has also created information overload, confusing the public.

Thomas Tolstrup

Making sense of this “infodemic,” as some researchers call it, is a tall order in a public health crisis that's constantly evolving.

It can feel impossible to sort through the mixed messages. In turn, people often cope by jumping to conclusions.