Trauma is how the human body responds to a highly stressful event. The resulting emotional wounds are no different from physical ones. When ignored, they fester and lead to consequential results. Here are a few overlooked signs of trauma.
Conspiracy theories have flourished during the pandemic, leading to vehement arguments between people who used to get along. Understanding why people fall prey to them is important. It will allow you to communicate without jeopardizing the relationship.
Depression is harder to detect in people who exhibit atypical symptoms. These individuals struggle with the same inner turmoil as other depressed individuals. Yet they can get out of bed, hold down a job and juggle family obligations. Here are some signs of depression therapists wish you knew.
As better weather arrives, and our government opens economic activities, people are emerging from lockdown. There is a new sense of uneasiness in the air at a time when many of us are tired of the pandemic. The virus is still out there and navigating daily commutes and work activities will expose us to more people. Changing our habits, once again, to protect ourselves can trigger further anxiety and fatigue in some people
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.