Managing anxiety in times of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Up until two weeks ago many of us were finalizing our travel plans for March break. Then suddenly the news channels began bombarding us with Coronavirus news.  The World Health Organization subsequently labeled COVID-19 known as a pandemic. Emotional responses included anxiety states and even panic attacks. With added information that people over 60 and those [...]

By |2020-03-24T18:49:00+00:00March 19th, 2020|Mental Health, 2020, COVID 19|0 Comments

How to gain from your pain

An enormously distressing past event can have long-lasting effects that may only become recognizable many years later. The traumatic event can be one time, such as an accident, injury, loss of someone close, or it can be due to an ongoing cause,  like illness. If you are feeling that you are on an emotional roller-coaster, [...]

By |2020-04-01T20:54:25+00:00August 26th, 2019|2019, COVID 19, Emotional Health|0 Comments

10 scientifically proven benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

There have been numerous studies to show that Mindfulness Meditation is beneficial for us. It not only helps us in gaining control of our emotions but also enhances overall well-being. Best of all, it can be done by anyone regardless of his or her health or age, and it does not need any special setting or equipment.

By |2020-04-01T21:01:34+00:00May 31st, 2019|2019, COVID 19, Mental Health|0 Comments

Check your mental health

By age 40, about 50% of the population will have or have had a mental illness. If we include families and caregivers, mental health problems and illnesses impact almost everyone in some way. Source Recent studies indicate an increased frequency of mental illness, especially depression, amongst chronically ill patients. Although every individual has a different threshold limit, a [...]

By |2020-04-01T21:01:52+00:00May 14th, 2019|2019, COVID 19, Mental Health|0 Comments