The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly unkind to teenagers across the globe. And parents have front row seats to their turbulent experiences. Is this normal quarantine stress, or does your “quaranteen” require intervention for a more serious mental health concern?
The COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent lockdown, is sparking relationship problems that are pushing couples to breaking point. This is precisely the time to deepen bonds and increase connections, rather than disengage and harbour resentment. If you have disconnected and not communicating well with your partner, here is what you need to know.
The new normal of COVID-19 is now setting in for most people. Undoubtedly, this is an unprecedented crisis. While we are all experiencing the same event, its effect varies on each individual. For some, this is a minor inconvenience and has offered them a chance to slow down. For others, life has never been busier or more stressful. In other cases still, the stakes couldn’t be higher. This is the hardest period they have ever gone through. No matter how the COVID-19 emergency has impacted you, we hope these tips can help you get through, one day at a time.
It is not easy to adapt and cope with the sudden lifestyle changes that COVID-19 has imposed on us. Many of us will experience a variety of emotions, from anxiety, grief, overwhelmed reactions and even trauma. This blog will help you understand these emotions better, along with strategies for coping with anxiety over the next few weeks.
Social anxiety is very different from being introverted or shy. Individuals who suffer from it become paralyzed with the fear of being judged, scrutinized and evaluated by others. It holds them back from building meaningful relationships, both personal and professional. Fortunately, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can successfully help you manage the symptoms and ultimately allow you to make authentic connections in your life.