Jodie Fleischer:
Many of us have grown accustomed to connecting online, during this pandemic, because we can't get together in person. But the internet has made somethings, like group therapy, more accessible, at a time when people need it most.


Caitrin McKee:
My anxie...

May 29, 2020

All you can control is yourself, we have the total ability and right to do that, and the key is to trust yourself. Continuously remind yourself that you will always have this.

We want to remain emotionally connected without being overwhelmed by our feelings. Be aware an...

May 28, 2020

Source: America Magazine

The Responsibility in Creating Change Belongs to ALL OF US

There is an upsurge in media coverage (not an upsurge in incidence) of horrendous injustice, discrimination and police brutality.  In recent months the news has been filled with tragic in...

May 27, 2020

We all make room for each other's suffering, and sharing it strengthens us.

You can't truly put yourself in someone else's shoes and know each other's experiences unless you live it, but the more it is explained the more you can empathize and understand each other's str...

May 25, 2020

When you are interacting with people who have differing mindsets and moods, don't try to fix their mood. Instead, deescalate the situation by acknowledging how they are feeling, then move on. Validating how they feel doesn’t mean you also have to feel that way.

When we...

May 15, 2020

When you notice a judgement, just say to yourself “oh there’s a judgement” and come back to the present moment, over time if you do this practice your judgments will decreased significantly, come back to the present moment, look around and ground yourself by noticing t...

May 13, 2020

If you are having an anxiety attack put ice pack around your eyes and hold your breath for a few seconds, will activate the parasympathetic nervous system to calm you  down

Lavender or eucalyptus oils can help as well

Practice self compassion in regard to your anxiety an...

May 11, 2020


 

volunteermatch.com, good website that gives suggestions for things you can do to help or ways you can volunteer

The governors website also gives options for volunteering

May 9, 2020

Journaling 

Coloring books, that artistic expression is very therapeutic

If you are crashing or getting sad at a certain time it's probably because you have been spending time distracting yourself from your feelings and they are finally catching up

Try and sit with that e...

May 6, 2020

Have lunch with a friend in the park….. you could sit on two different benches

Try to focus on thinking one day at a time

Take a piece of paper  and with colorful markers and write the names of all the people that you care about and that you could reach out to, where you...

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