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Should I Return to the Work Place??

Many of us are being challenged with this major question. Some of us have come to realize and appreciate the benefits of working remotely: avoidance of dealing with annoying traffic, being able to spend more quality time with our family, feeling safe and healthy in our current environment, and even realizing improved productivity. Yet others miss the daily transition from...

COVID 19 AND HEALTH ANXIETY

Health Anxiety is a very real phenomenon wherein regular body sensations are misinterpreted as being life threatening. Much like the coronavirus, health anxiety can manifest in our bodies undetected like a virus and is amplified by stress. With so much information (and misinformation) around about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), you may start to find your thoughts trending towards concerns like, “am...

COVID and the Brain

The Corona Pandemic represents a major trauma that has impacted all of us. As in all traumas that we have experienced, they get lodged in a particular part of the brain called the amygdala. Sometimes referred to as our “emotional brain” it’s primary function is to serve to protect us. Besides its role as the storehouse for all of our...

Helping Manage the Covid Crisis

Fear, loss, economic stress, the angst of a seemingly endless crisis — coronavirus is taking a toll, not just physically but on our mental health. Here are some tips and tweaks that  I can suggest. The world as we knew it a few weeks ago — remember handshakes? — is now upside down. The coronavirus has sickened untold numbers of...