COVID-19: Fear and Anxiety

As the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues its global spread and the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases continues to increase, anxiety related to the outbreak is on the rise too. The following suggestions, based on psychological science, can help you deal with coronavirus anxiety. 1. Practice tolerating uncertainty Intolerance of uncertainty, which has been increasing in the U.S., …

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COVID-19: Children and Teen’s anxiety

  Fear, uncertainty, and anxiety are bound to be heightened with wide-scale disease outbreaks that are contagious, particularly when they involve a new, previously unknown disease-causing agent, as is the case with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This fear and anxiety can especially affect people already suffering from anxiety, and repeated news cycles about the …

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COVID-19: Make calm and Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a term that is commonly used these days. What really is mindfulness? Mindfulness involves bringing awareness to the present moment, through non-judgmental noticing and observing, with the goal of being fully present in the current moment.  Benefits of Mindfulness There is plenty of research evidence showing that mindfulness based practices have many benefits- …

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