Intuitive Eating During COVID-19

October 18, 2020By Jane AdesNutrition

COVID-19 can be compared to freshmen year of college – it’s stressful, you feel overwhelmed, and it’s way too easy to pack on an extra 15 pounds! Many of us, having been stuck at home and dealing with stress for the past 4-5 months, have found our eating habits have taken a nosedive. So how … Read More

Mental Health Therapy for Frontline Workers

October 4, 2020By Jane AdesGeneral

None of us were prepared for the global pandemic we find ourselves in. Not parents, teachers, and certainly not the healthcare workers around the country. Doctors and nurses suddenly found themselves working double shifts to care for sick people. As the rest of the world went into lockdown and people stayed home, safe and sound, … Read More

Choosing Action: Moving Past Fear and Loneliness

October 1, 2020By Jane AdesAnxiety, General, Lonliness

We are in strange times, indeed. The pandemic has stretched seven months already and there’s talk of its extending at least another six. The days seem endless, yet the time flies by. Where are the projects that we so eagerly began in the spring? Gardening, painting, reading, gourmet cooking—some started, many still in a state of incompletion. This isn’t the time to get angry at yourself, however. There have been enough ups and downs in our world, that we certainly don’t need to create more in our own lives.

The Benefits of Online Therapy

October 1, 2020By Jane AdesGeneral, Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in innumerable ways. But, as stressful as this lockdown has been for most of us, we have learned much about ourselves as individuals and as a nation. Another silver lining that has emerged from this crisis is a new awareness and embracing of treatment tools that have been … Read More

How to Cope with the Stress and Anxiety Caused by COVID-19

September 15, 2020By Jane AdesAnxiety, General

If you’re like most people, you are doing your best to stay calm during COVID-19 pandemic. But that can feel incredibly difficult at times. When not worrying about friends and loved one’s health, there’s also the conflicting information provided by the media and the economic ramifications of the virus that have people on edge. Signs … Read More

Tips for Coping with Social Isolation

September 7, 2020By Jane AdesGeneral

Humans are social creatures and we don’t do well in isolation. That’s exactly why state penitentiaries punish prisoners by putting them into solitary confinement. It causes them great mental anguish. Many of us have felt like prisoners in solitary confinement over the last couple of months because of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. And … Read More

5 Strategies to Calm Your Anxiety Quickly

August 24, 2020By Jane AdesAnxiety

When you live with an anxiety disorder, any moment can become one that creates a slow-rising panic within you. Life is normal one second and the next, you feel your chest tighten and your heart begin to race. You may begin to hyperfocus on future events and find yourself getting lost in “what-ifs.” To make … Read More