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What will you put back in?

I was talking with a friend yesterday and we were wondering about what will be add back into our lives with the coronavirus crisis passes. Whether that’s in a month or two months or a year or two years what we choose to put back into our lives?  This prompted some thoughts about anxiety. For […]

The Best “In-the-Moment” Coping Strategies

How can we cope with feelings of anxiety during this unprecedented time? The answer is usually self-care and connection. Self-care means doing things for yourself that are healthy and feel good. These can include regular daily exercise, a regular relaxation practice, cooking your favorite healthy foods, etc. Connection involves connecting with yourself ad connecting with […]

Distant socializing and other survival strategies for COVID-19

Part of the human experience is remaining connected. Dr. Jamil Zaki, a professor of psychology at Stanford University and the director of the Stanford social neuroscience laboratory, suggests that instead of social distancing, we practice distant socializing. For people with kids at home, this involves setting up FaceTime play dates or group meetings via zoom or […]

We are all in this together, apart

During the coronavirus social distancing experiment we are currently undertaking, it is important to pay attention to your mental health. One of my professors in graduate school, Dr. Herb Dandes, told me that we can choose one and sometimes two options in most situations: we can choose to change the way we are thinking about […]

How To Deal With Coronavirus Stress & Anxiety

“The only thing worse than the virus is the anxiety,” Gov. Cuomo, NY. The Coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is causing major disruptions, not the least of which is to our mental health. The pandemic virus has necessitated changes in our everyday lives. We are staying home from work (if we can), homeschooling our children (with […]