The American Psychological Association surveyed 1,000 U.S. adults about their sources and levels of anxiety, and found that 39% reported being more anxious than they were at this time last year. Another 39% said they were equally anxious, while only 19% said they were...

Feeling overwhelmed in the face of uncertainty? Want to learn how to find your calm in the moment?

Grounding exercises can help you quiet your mind when you are having negative thoughts, that lead to strong emotion, and stressful behavior.

The exercise I’m going to teach...

March 27, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines quarantine as separating and restricting the movement of people who have been exposed to a contagious disease to see if they then become ill. Because some diseases can be contagious even if people do not yet...

March 23, 2020

Social distancing is not easy for many to cope with, and it can be even more difficult for people already struggling with mental health issues. Research from the 2002 SARS pandemic — a different kind of coronavirus — showed that quarantine can result in considerable ps...

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