In this seventh month of the pandemic many people are feeling mentally challenged due to the ongoing social isolation and financial uncertainty. Researchers have found increasing levels of anxiety, trauma, substance abuse and suicidal ideation, especially among young adults and … Read more
The ongoing pandemic requires all of us to continue to isolate at home and to social distance when outside. But these restrictions don’t mean we have to avoid being in nature. And that’s a good thing since there are many … Read more
For those still sheltering at home — or have more free time — there is one silver lining in the pandemic: it can give us more opportunity for creative pursuits.
Creative activities can actually give a boost to our mental … Read more
Money problems can be tough on a relationship even in normal times. But with the coronavirus threat bringing on shelter-in-place and a paralyzed economy, this period is anything but normal. Many families are facing loss of income. And some people … Read more
Do you feel sometimes that you are your own worst enemy? Do you feel there is something inside preventing you from being the best person you can be? Maybe the source of the problem is self-limiting beliefs that you’ve been … Read more
One of your New Year’s resolutions may be to deepen and expand your interpersonal relationships. After all, scientific research has revealed the emotional and physical benefits of social connections, as well as the deleterious effects of social isolation. … Read more
Maintaining healthy boundaries is important the year round. But they can be especially challenged during the winter when family and friends come together to celebrate the holidays.
The holiday season is a time when you may be faced with unwanted … Read more