The New Normal

The New Normal: Grieving the Loss of the Old and Embracing the New I often reflect back at the week in mid-March when COVID-19 began drastically changing our lives. At the time, my workplace estimated we would be closed for at least three weeks, but I expected it would be longer. At the time, the…

Keeping connected, active, and entertained during Social Distancing

During this time, Social Distancing does not have to mean social isolation or avoidance. Several weeks of social isolation and inactivity could lead to depressed mood. Similarly, several weeks of increased social avoidance could create more anxiety than usual around eventually returning to your normal routine of your workplace, college classes, working out, and/or socializing.…