Are you worried about this winter? You are not alone. Many people anticipate the already heavy feelings they have to grow as the colder weather sets in, the sun recedes and we spend more time indoors.
If your child is being bullied, it is a difficult and extremely painful experience. One of the biggest challenges is that even if you’d like to be, you can’t always be at your child’s side to protect them. And when our kids hurt, we hurt. We want our children to be happy and healthy, not doubting their self worth or questioning their safety.
Have you been feeling a bit low lately, but you can’t quite put your finger on why? It may have something to do with your social media habits. According to a recent study, social media use can increase depression and loneliness.
Experiencing the death of a loved one is one of the most painful things each person must face. The shock of your beloved friend or family member having passed away, along with the finality of their death is difficult to deal with.
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance – these are the very well-known five stages of grief, as postulated by Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. At the time of the book’s publication, very little instruction was given in medical school on the subject of death and dying, which was what motivated Kübler-Ross to share her findings in her work with terminally ill patients.
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.