Author: couragehw

BOOSTING OUR “BEHAVIORAL IMMUNE SYSTEM” TO BEAT COVID-19

July 22, 2020
An April 2020 article about COVID-19 by Wadman et al in the online version of the prestigious journal Science observed “…a clear picture is elusive, as the virus acts like...

ADULT ADHD: FINDING COPING STRATEGIES THAT WORK FOR YOU

July 15, 2020
Being a psychologist who specializes in the assessment and psychosocial treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adults, there is often a hurdle to cross when collaborating with clients in their...

EXERCISE AS A TOOL FOR MANAGING ANXIETY

June 30, 2020
Scientists and exercise enthusiasts have long noted that aerobic exercise can provide a positive mood boost. Recent research suggests exercise can even be an effective treatment for depression. Physical activity...

QUARANTIME: WHY THE DAYS DRAG AND THE WEEKS FLY BY

June 25, 2020
Everyone on lockdown in their own home is experiencing an unfamiliar kind of relativity. Every moment seems interminable but days and weeks are rushing by at dizzying pace. This was...

INTIMATE BETRAYAL AND POST TRAUMATIC STRESS

June 16, 2020
JUNE 16, 2020 Symptoms can be more physiological than psychological. By: Steven Stosny, Ph.D. Posted Jun 14, 2020 The most familiar type of post-traumatic stress (PTS) — the one that gets most...

PSYCHOLOGICAL TRICKS TO HELP YOU STOP WORRYING

June 10, 2020
It’s a vicious cycle to break: worry, try to gain control, fail, worry again, repeat. Worrying about things you can’t control — like the state of the economy or someone...

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING MENTAL HEALTH

June 5, 2020
COVID-19 came upon the world cloaked in ambiguity—the medical presentation poorly characterized, the expert advice about safety from infection a moving target.

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN HEADACHES AND ADHD

June 2, 2020
When someone you love has headaches, the only thing you want to do is take those headaches away. Get them out of pain. See them smile again. But sometimes “the...

HOW PEOPLE WITH AUTISM CAN COPE WITH THE PANDEMIC

May 27, 2020
World Autism Day was celebrated around the world on April 2nd, albeit in less public spaces. Just as it has for the last few years, the Twitterverse was particularly active,...

CAN YOU REALLY WORK PRODUCTIVELY AT HOME?

May 27, 2020
If you’re fortunate enough to have a job where you can work from home (WFH), you may be wondering how your productivity has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and...