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21 Tips to Survive Working from Home

by on April 9, 2020

Life is different for everyone. Most businesses are shut down and have asked their employees to work from home. Some, unfortunately, have even lost their jobs. Even people who were accustomed to working from home are now dealing with the presence of additional family members. Added to that, parents are being asked to help monitor… (more…)

How to Improve Your Relationships During Lock-down

by on April 4, 2020

Ralph was puzzled. While he struggled with social connection his whole life, he was making a conscious effort to be different now that the whole family was in lock-down due to Coronavirus. Yet, the harder he tried to connect with his family, the worse things got. The more he tried to “be real” by openly… (more…)

101 Things to Do During a Lock-down

by on April 2, 2020

Are you running out of things to do while staying safe at home? Here are some suggestions to keep mentally healthy. Meditate. Read. Reread a favorite book. Pray. Sleep more. Start a new diet. Do a cleanse. Count the amount of water you drink. Take your vitamins. Start a new morning routine. Start a new… (more…)

Dealing with Difficult Family During Lock-down

by on March 28, 2020

Kim wished she could live on an island away from the constant badgering of difficult people in her life. Her grandmother would call her daily to disseminate the latest gossip on her family. Her brother was constantly comparing her success to his even though they did not share the same profession. Her boss was an… (more…)

15 Ways to Conquer Coronavirus Anxiety

by on March 26, 2020

The outbreak and subsequent isolation that Amanda experienced from the Coronavirus was devastating. She was stressed out to the max without her usual coping mechanism of spending time with friends. Her job ended abruptly with no promise of resuming anytime soon, her car loan was due, her rent was due, and her family lived in… (more…)

Are You Trapped with a Narcissist?

by on March 21, 2020

Shortly after their marriage, Jack became aware of the narcissism in his wife. At first, he thought it was immaturity but after their child was born, things escalated. Unable to fully attach onto their child, she became more demanding and self-absorbed. There were times when life seemed to be a series of competition over who… (more…)

Do You Have Secondary Traumatic Stress from the Coronavirus?

by on March 20, 2020

Everyone is suffering from Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) with all of the continuous news reports, cancelation of schools, events, and employment, personal experiences from the quarantined, FB updates from family and friends in quarantined countries, and inability to get cleaning supplies or toilet paper. While the threat of the virus is real, the anxiety that… (more…)

6 Ways a ‘Silent Treatment’ Is Abusive

by on March 14, 2020

Matt knew he messed up but he wasn’t sure how. His wife’s complete silence towards him over the last few days was a signal that he made some sort of mistake. The problem was, according to his wife, Matt made daily errors in judgment, so he was completely in the dark. Did he drink too… (more…)

What is Gaslighting?

by on March 13, 2020

A man obsessed with stealing valuable jewels murders one woman and attempts to drive the other one (his wife) crazy. His single-mindedness, driven by selfish motives, caused him to deceive and manipulate in order to obtain what he wanted regardless of the cost to others. Bit by bit, he torments his wife until she believes… (more…)

9 Ways to Improve Emotional Health

by on March 6, 2020

  It doesn’t take much for Peter to have an emotional reaction. Most of the time, his family believed that he was overreacting. Commercials would make him cry, he would become angry over burnt toast, road rage was common, and panic attacks looked like heart attacks. After extensive physical examinations, his physician suggested that the… (more…)

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