Pandemic 101: How To Decide On The Right College During Covid
A lot of college acceptances have been coming in recently. Parents and teens are feeling incredibly overwhelmed in the decision making process because of the changes that have occurred within the world, but more specifically on college campuses.
Distance Learning Tips For Parents
These distance learning tips can help parents support their child’s virtual schooling during the pandemic.
Pandemic Fatigue: How To Stay Mentally Healthy In The Covid Era
As 2020 draws to a close, many of us are experiencing pandemic fatigue. We’re all tired of wearing masks and social distancing. Most of us just want to go back to traveling, enjoying time with family and friends, and the normal world we used to know. This is the time when it is so important for our mental health that we keep a positive outlook and not allow boredom and pessimism to creep in.
Hope for OCD: One Man’s Story of Living and Thriving With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Millions of Americans go through each day tormented by the uncontrollable thoughts (obsessions) and compulsive rituals and behaviors that characterize OCD. Difficult to understand and even harder to experience, Hope for OCD – One Person’s Story of Living and Thriving with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a profoundly courageous inside look at navigating life with the challenges of this anxiety disorder.
Is It Okay To Take A Break From The News?
The further we go through 2020, the crazier the year seems to get! The coronavirus pandemic is ramping up (again) and there are worries about more potential layoffs and job losses amid the new surge. Top these concerns off with the back-and-forth sniping over the presidential election’s disputed results and many people have begun asking is it okay to take a break from the news?
How Election Anxiety Affects Children
While the country waits for the official results of the 2020 election, anxiety is mounting. In this unprecedented pandemic year, the highly contentious and now unresolved election has raised everyone’s stress levels. With the topic being on everyone’s mind, there is no doubt that this election anxiety has impacted the nation’s children, as well.
America’s germaphobes were ready for this — and have been for too long
Health anxiety disorder is underreported, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and possibly affects 12 percent of the nation’s population. (The group’s annual conference this week was nixed due to the coronavirus.) Those who suffer from the disorder are usually thought of as hypochondriacs or germaphobes.
Travel and Anxiety: Overcoming Nervousness On the Road
The battle between wanderlust and fear affects tens of millions of people every year.
How COVID-19 Fears Can Fuel General Anxiety Disorders
COVID-19 (coronavirus) has officially been declared a pandemic. Across the globe, people are being quarantined, cruise ships are being denied entrance to ports, and social gatherings have been curtailed. This has resulted in a stock market free fall and panic buying as people hoard food and products in case of their own quarantining.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: High Tech Help For Treatment Resistant Mood Disorders
Transcranial magnetic stimulation may help relieve symptoms in those with severe anxiety or depression that doesn’t respond to treatment or medications.