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Processing Grief And Loss Of A Loved One During The Pandemic

Many Americans are struggling with economic anxiety, medical problems not being addressed, kids missing school, an uptick in drug addiction, and fear, just to name a few. One of the worst results of the pandemic is that hundreds of thousands of Americans and more around the world are coping with grief and loss right now.

How to Help Your Child Cope with COVID-19

We are, without a doubt, living through uncertain times. Like most parents, you probably never expected that schools would shut down and you would be forced to homeschool your child(ren). Homeschooling, distance-learning, and hybrid learning have all been a big adjustment for families,

How to Enjoy Activities While Feeling Depressed

Along with low mood, prolonged loss of enjoyment in pleasurable activities is one of the hallmark symptoms of depression. When depressed, it can be difficult to do the things that make you feel good. This disengagement can then worsen depressive symptoms and make it that much harder to cope.

What is Progressive Muscle Relaxation?

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) is a relaxation tool that asks you to systematically tense and relax your muscles, in order to destress. By first noticing the tension in your muscles, you can more easily replace the tension with relaxation, and ultimately reduce your physical symptoms of anxiety and depression.

What is Autogenic Relaxation Training (ART)?

Autogenic Relaxation Training (ART) is a relaxation strategy that asks you to focus on feelings of warmth and heaviness within your body to create a deep sense of physical and mental relaxation.  ART can help to reduce physical symptoms of anxiety and depression such as lowering heart rate,

How to Communicate Effectively When Feeling Anxious or Stressed

Effective communication is a crucial component of maintaining healthy relationships. When we communicate well with those around us, including family, friends, and coworkers, we can help strengthen our relationships and feel adequately supported. However, low mood, anxiety, or anger, can disrupt our abilities to communicate and make us feel increasingly isolated from those around us.

How to Find Emotional Support

Social connections are an essential part of the human experience and play an important role in maintaining our mental health and well-being. However, when we are feeling anxious or depressed, it can be hard for us to reach out. Feelings of loneliness and isolation can limit our ability to identify sources of social support and our desire to connect,