COVID-19

15 Calming Affirmations for Parents as School Starts in a Pandemic

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If you are a parent and feeling anxious, you are not alone.   by Kathryn Drury Wagner   Back-to-school time is usually a happy stress. This year, the pandemic and school closures have us all feeling extra anxious and stressed in a not-so-happy way. Try these affirmations for returning...

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4 Ingredients for Human Well-Being

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Feeling trapped inside? Or completely anchorless? A psychologist explains how we can intentionally build more freedom, structure, and connection into quarantine life.   Photo by Tierney / Adobe Stock   During my first day of graduate school to become a psychologist, a wise, mischievous, provocative professor said...

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A Word of Caution Before Returning to the Gym

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♠ Researchers in South Korea traced over 100 positive coronavirus cases to an exercise class ↓ A preponderance of online yoga classes, at-home workouts, and concerns about the “Quarantine 15” (seriously, do not worry about weight right now) suggest that the pandemic has not dampened the public’s interest...

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Here’s Your Happiness Shopping List

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♣   These feel-good foods are better alternatives than inhaling a sleeve of ultraprocessed crackers.   I get it. You’re stressed. And you want a bag of Doritos.   My svelte outdoorsy friend who hasn’t eaten crackers in decades just texted that she consumed a whole comforting cylindrical packet of them...

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4 Ingredients for Human Well-Being

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Feeling trapped inside? Or completely anchorless? A psychologist explains how we can intentionally build more freedom, structure, and connection into quarantine life.   ↓   During my first day of graduate school to become a psychologist, a wise, mischievous, provocative professor said to us:   Human suffering is often about freedom...

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