Creating a Manageable Routine During a Pandemic

If you’ve ever read an inspirational book before, along the lines of something by Malcom Gladwell or Angela Duckworth, you might find a sudden urge to be extremely productive or to Get It Together like an adult would. But I often find that those routines and adrenaline-fueled mindsets don’t last longer than a meal; soRead more ⟶

Complaining is a Luxury We don’t Have Right Now

I admit it. I want to rant and rave. I’m furious that the US is still failing to test for COVID-19 on a widespread scale. I’m pissed my friends who are nurses are assigned one mask per day. I want to complain. But complaining is a luxury I don’t have, so I take a deepRead more ⟶

Addiction and Mental Health Interventions – In The Age Of Social Distancing

Are Addiction and Mental Health Interventions still possible in the age of social distancing? To alleviate your concerns I want all of you to know: Yes, Interventions can and are still occurring and recovery coaching is available Yes, your loved one still can get help Yes, my team and I can help you Yes, treatmentRead more ⟶

Fear Can Spread From Person to Person Faster Than the Coronavirus – but There Are Ways to Slow It Down

It’s hard not to be scared of an invisible and spreading threat. AP Photo/Markus Schreiber Jacek Debiec, University of Michigan As cases of COVID-19 proliferate, there’s a pandemic of fear unfolding alongside the pandemic of the coronavirus. Media announce mass cancellations of public events “over coronavirus fears.” TV stations show images of “coronavirus panic shopping.”Read more ⟶

Dr Marshall Hubsher: Self-Isolation Can Strengthen our Spirit

Marshall Hubsher is a licensed psychiatrist, providing his psychiatric services in Roslyn, NY. He has nearly four decades of experience in successfully diagnosing, treating and preventing mental conditions such as depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses. We are informed by experts that the elderly population isRead more ⟶

Feeling Overwhelmed by the New Coronavirus Worries? Mindfulness Comes to the Rescue! Part 1 of 3

Are you worried about the new coronavirus? Join the crowd; the global crowd, and the global worry! Not only is the new coronavirus by itself a challenge of unprecedented magnitude, but it is also amplifying the challenges we were already facing including the state of the global economy, healthcare costs and accessibility, social inequality, unconsciousRead more ⟶

Social Closeness

Instead of calling it social distancing, how about calling it physical distancing? Just because the government and its associates recommend people keep physical distance from each other, doesn’t mean we can’t be socially close. This is an excellent opportunity for us to come together and align for the greater good of ALL… if we areRead more ⟶

As the World Slows Down, How I’m Embracing the Chance to “Stop”

Life can gain up on you really quickly, sometimes. My New Year’s Resolutions had started out with the best intentions. I dedicated a “me day” to refocus before the first Monday of the year. I put my phone to the side, took out a Business book, and made a commitment to myself to keep myRead more ⟶

Mental Strength Tips For Parents During Our New (and Hopefully Short) Normal

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of speaking with best-selling author and psychotherapist Amy Morin. Amy is an expert on mental strength, and let’s face it, we need that more than ever right now. Specifically, I reached out to her to guide the conversation about what parents can do to thoughtfully confront our new collective reality.Read more ⟶

Have you lost something and can’t seem to move on?

Have you noticed the way that one conversation can plant a seed that leads you to great clarity? The way that the simplest sentence can suddenly open up a whole train of thought and allows you to see something you’ve been struggling with for so long in a completely different way? That’s exactly what happenedRead more ⟶