Your days under lockdown may be an emotional rollercoaster filled with bouts of anxiety, sadness, frustration and even guilt. With our freedom of movement removed from us and uncertainty about the duration and impact of the Coronavirus, it is to be expected that most people will be sitting with feelings of loss and even grief.…

Stick to trustworthy sources such as the CDC, the World Health Organization, and your local public health authorities.   Limit how often you check for updates. Constant monitoring of news and social media feeds can quickly turn compulsive and counterproductive—fueling anxiety rather than easing it. The limit is different for everyone, so pay attention to how you’re feeling…

Students experience a high level of stress during the course of their studies. Long (and never ending) assignments, double-exams in one day, numerous chapters to read, and preparation for oral presentation can all be stressful. High levels of stress have been identified to have negative impact on students’ psychological and physical well-being and interfere with…

Unless you’re a monk in a monastery, surrounded by other monks, chances are you run into people and events that make you downright angry sometimes. And that’s okay. Anger is a common human condition and, in many instances, it can serve as a guide to better choices and situations. For example, if you feel yourself…

It seems lately every time I tell someone I’m a therapist for anxiety, the response I get is: “You must be really busy!” It’s true that recent statistics indicate more and more people are seeking therapy for anxiety. However, it can be easy to mistake common anxiety symptoms for standard, run-of-the-mill stress. Therefore, it can…

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