COVID-19 & MENTAL HEALTH

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, infamously known as COVID-19, has been for the past year the world’s largest enemy. Taking into consideration everything that has happened since December 2019, COVID-19 had monumental impact on the health of everyone in the world. The Association for Psychological Science (APS) states that increased emotional and mental stress on an individual’s... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 & Children

It is safe to say that this past year has had a detrimental toll on everyone in the world. From international lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and e-learning, this pandemic has affected everyone in monumental ways. The Association for Psychological Science (APS) talks of human interaction and behavior and how it is one of the... Continue Reading →

Children’s Novel Series: Masked Ninja

Welcome back to the children’s novel series! In a previous post we discussed The Jelly Donut Difference, a book that brings to light different social issues, values, virtues, and the idea of spreading kindness. In this section of this series we will dive into Masked Ninja, part of the Ninja Series by Mary Nhin. About... Continue Reading →

Making the Most of Isolation

We are living in a time where being stuck inside and isolated from others is our new norm. When we have the opportunity to leave our homes we are confronted by masked individuals who are leery of our presence. This can be extremely lonely and depressing for many people. Going into the stay- at-home order,... Continue Reading →

Coping in Times of Uncertainty

COVID-19 is a time of the utmost uncertainty, as we live through the “unknown unknown” according to NAMI (2020). As the conversations continue and media puts forth a lot of information the anxiety and stress related to COVID-19 rises. This impacts not only the 1 in 5 people who have a mental health condition, but... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 …What to do…

While it appears many folks are willing to talk about COVID-19 with authority, the experts in the field say we still don't know a lot about it. We are encouraged to put space between ourselves and others. I've never actually been quarantined, either self induced or by orders from someone else, with the exception of... Continue Reading →

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