Long-term social distancing may be traumatic

Long-term social distancing may be traumatic

States in the U.S. have been enforcing social distancing regulations for over one month. Many areas have been under quarantine for nearly twice that long.  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt daily life and limit social interactions, mental health experts...
How To Practice Self Compassion

How To Practice Self Compassion

It is second nature to be critical of ourselves and even feel shame or guilt about our choices. After all, that voice in our head telling us we can do better is often what helps us learn and improve.  But when criticism and judgement take the drivers’ seat of our...
Feeling Alone? You’re Not Alone

Feeling Alone? You’re Not Alone

Between 40 and 60 percent of U.S. adults report feeling lonely— a statistic that may be amplified as COVID-19 regulations prevent most in-person social interaction.  Loneliness and isolation are associated with a range of negative health conditions, such as high blood...