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 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.