Being an introvert or an extrovert influence how you handle the quarantine. At the start of the quarantine and and Stay-In-Place order, many believed introverts would do better than their extroverted friends who get energy through social interaction. However, a recent study suggests the opposite.
According to Virginia-based research consultancy, Greater Divide, extrovert people who are measured by high score on a survey, are less experiencing mental health issues. It is because that being extroversion means that they are more evolved with positive emotions, optimism while people who are scored high on introversion has been linked to more fears and worries. The pandemic era ma be more difficult for introverts because of the vagueness.
Whether you are introvert or extrovert, social distancing from friends and family has likely presented some mental health challenges. Finding ways to connect with others can help with stress, depression and anxiety during the pandemic.
Make sure you check in with yourself regularly and reach out for help if you need it.
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