Tips from a Psychiatrist on Coping at Home During Coronavirus

Across the country and indeed the globe, the coronavirus pandemic has upended people’s lives. Over 150 million Americans have been ordered to stay home, and the vast majority of them are not physically ill right now. This news still feels like a shock to the system, but as these radical changes shift from days to weeksRead more ⟶

Twelve Tips for Lowering Anxiety During a Pandemic: And To Keep from Becoming Depressed

“My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing the beauty of life once more. It’s happened before, it will happen again, I’m sure.” ~ Paulo Coelho Coehlo’s words inspire hope in my heart during these troubled times. We’re all feeling stressed, and we all have fears about how lifeRead more ⟶

How To Reduce Panic And Boost Mindfulness In The Age Of Coronavirus

Photo by Tim Goedhart on Unsplash Coronavirus is more than a pandemic. It’s a worldwide invitation to panic. 122 countries now have reported cases of coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of this writing. Yesterday, President Trump announced a national state of emergency as the number of cases of Covid-19Read more ⟶

Feeling Overwhelmed? 2 Things To Help You Now

Do you ever have those days where you feel like too much is going on? Deadlines for work. Phone calls to make. Emails to send. Text messages to answer. Loved ones to care for. Errands to run. A “To Do” list that could rival Elon Musk’s. And when you get one thing done, three otherRead more ⟶

Strategies to Manage Coronavirus Stress for Healthcare Professionals

If you’re feeling anxious and stressed about the Coronavirus, you’re not alone. It’s over one hundred years since the world has seen a global outbreak on this scale. As the disease spreads, it’s a natural response to be worried about the impact of COVID-19. Developing strategies to build resilience and reduce coronavirus stress during theRead more ⟶

3 steps to help manage overwhelm

Whether it’s in the workplace or in other areas of our lives, overwhelm can creep up at any stage when we feel busy. Sometimes it’s the feeling of a lot to do, a lot to process, or a place we’re working towards getting to. In any case, instead of constantly feeling at the mercy ofRead more ⟶

Want to manage your stress? Here’s how to do it the simple way

My pantry used to be a sight for sore eyes. It was over-crowded and disorganized, and every time I used to open it, I would inadvertently tense up. I always had to spend more time than was reasonable moving around items so that I could find what I wanted, while also hoping that a wayward can of soup wouldn’t fall on me.Read more ⟶

When Fear Goes Viral

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” said Franklin D. Roosevelt during his inauguration address in 1933.  I agree… and disagree.  Fear is the singular greatest barrier we must overcome to thrive and rise in our lives. However, fear also serves a crucial purpose.  It alerts us to potential threats to ourRead more ⟶

5 Steps to Bouncing Back from a Crummy Day

Even if you love your job, an occasional bad day is par for the course. Everyone has those days where no matter how many happiness hacks or positive mantras you try, you just can’t shake a glass-half-empty attitude. A bad mood can ruin your productivity, putting the kibosh on your motivation and draining you of your creative energy. The secret toRead more ⟶

Stress Management – Powerful Tips To Help You Overcome Stress

Stress is the body’s response due to any change in life that needs immediate adjustment. The body can respond due to these changes with mental, emotional, physical reactions. Stress is a part of our lives. Often people experience stress because of environment situations, body changes, and different thoughts. Sometimes positive life changes can cause stressRead more ⟶