A breakdown of the 7 types of rest from TED talk.
Does change tend to drive you nuts? With the recent inauguration of our new President, it got me thinking about all of the changes that have happened recently in my life, and in the world. Some for better, some for worse. But either way, I’ve learned that change is a constant in our lives no … Continue reading 5 Ways to Embrace Change
Patience (noun): The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. These days, it’s not unusual to encounter long lines of people outside of buildings because of new occupancy limits inside buildings to help stop the spread of COVID-19. So, when I went to the bank this morning, there … Continue reading When needing patience can drive us nutty
U.S. Capitol Building by Michael Judkins for Pexels Watching the Capitol building come under attack on January 6th was something I couldn’t look away from, but I also had to know when to turn it off for the sake of my mental health. The images (which I’m choosing not to post here) of this government … Continue reading Maintaining Mental Health During a Negative News Cycle
Many news articles have been written, including this one in The Guardian describing how the COVID-19 pandemic poses a great threat to mental health. These articles are asserting that many psychiatrists believe the mental health impact of this pandemic will be felt for years after it ends. Photo by Anna Shvets for Pexels Now that … Continue reading Give Mental Health Doctors a Shot
Getting Back on Track Metal wheels spinning on steel rails, with a rhythmic sound that is soothing to hear as I sit with my laptop writing this blog. Only now, the sound is from a Youtube recording of train sounds, so I can listen to that hypnotic rhythm whenever the mood strikes me. And according … Continue reading Derailed: Part Three of Three