I think the question Ivy asks here is one of the most important things we should stop and think about, for many reasons: “Is that who you want to be? The real person this adversity reveals is the person you’ll … Continued
I know this is true for many of us, in the face of uncertainty we are looking for information to make sense of it all, to soothe ourselves. But… “This ‘safety behaviour’ is similar to behaviour that’s seen in OCD, … Continued
The article below points out what some of us already knew even before this pandemic situation. Yes, there are lots of services out there doing what they can to provide tips for dealing with anxiety, and how to support one … Continued
The Memory of Trauma in the Body ‘Millennials, please prioritize your mental health during coronavirus,’ says therapist Online mental health resources for coronavirus-related anxiety The Doctor Gap: Where Are All the Mental Health Care Providers? Why you shouldn’t judge yourself … Continued
Well, while we’ve all got some extra time on our hands, and could probably use a bit of help with anxiety, you may be thinking about finding a good book, so here are some recommendations from calmsage.com. Have you read … Continued
I hesitate to even quote the final paragraph from Dr. Grohol’s article below,because everyone should read the whole thing, but I’m going to anyway: “You will get through this coronavirus anxiety and come out the other side of the pandemic … Continued
So says a new study out of Ohio State, and I’d have to say I would agree. The results suggest that it isn’t helpful to tell people with symptoms of depression or anxiety to simply be more grateful for the … Continued
We need to talk about it. We need to get educated about the warning signs, and we need to care enough to have risky conversations about it. Yes, asking someone you care about if they are OK isn’t easy. It can lead to some hurt feelings, some anxiety, maybe even some shouting. None of that is pleasant.
Funerals are still worse.
I think the statistics coming from the text service in the UK are interesting. In the 10 months since Shout launched as the UK’s first 24/7, free and confidential crisis text service, our trained volunteers have had 250,000 conversations. Around … Continued
I see this often in the workplace, where the constant refrain of “next steps” and the overwhelming need to stay on task can create huge problems for people, but we do it outside of work too, whether you want to … Continued