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In light of the heightened Coronavirus situation currently impacting


people throughout the country and the world, the presence of anxiety


has increased.


To decrease your anxiety:


  • Increase your knowledge - React to facts, not rumors or speculations. Seek information only form reliable resources.

  • Practice self care - Don't put yourself in challenging situations. Pay attention to your discomfort.

  • Be aware of current events. However, do not immerse yourself with news 24/7 to the point that you increase your anxiety.

  • Take precautions to wash your hands frequently and stay away from large events and gatherings. Follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control, and the World Health Organization.

  • Focus only on things that you can control, namely you, your actions, your safety, your interactions with others, and your thoughts.

  • If you feel that your anxiety is affecting your functioning, reach out to a mental health provider.


Ward off Boredom:


With isolation becoming our new way of life, here is a list of ideas to ward off the boredom:


  • Learn something new - maybe from a tutorial on YouTube

  • Video call family and friends

  • Solve crossword puzzles, sodoku, riddles, etc

  • Play a board Game

  • Find out trivia information and share with family and friends

  • Learn more about your friends and family via questions (Book idea: 3000 Questions About Me Journal. Piccadilly)

  • Talk about ideas for future travel

  • Go on virtual tour of a museum


  • learn about other countries and new cultures

  • Learn to cook something new

  • Learn to paint/draw or do something creative

  • Learn a new language

  • Journal your isolation experience, it may be interesting to read later on

  • Look at old photos and share memories

  • Get in touch with old friends and renew friendships

  • Spend more time with your pet, learn more about your pet, and or teach your pet new tricks

  • Read more, share books with friends and family

  • Clean you closet, donate if you can

  • Put together a play list of your favorite music

  • Find an exercise on YouTube video, and enjoy it

  • Stretch

  • Meditate

  • Take a new course online (Harvard and Yale are offering free classes)

  • Rearrange furniture

  • Put together a budget

  • Learn more about financial planning and retirement

  • Listen to an interesting podcast

  • Create your own list

Social Distancing:

  • We are social beings, and seek social interactions

  • For an increased safety, we can socialize virtually.

  • Spend more time outdoor, and engage in activities, such as soccer, jogging, running, walking, that require less physical contact.

  • Avoid visiting the elderly, or others with compromised immune system, they are more susceptible to infections.


DUE TO THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), AND FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR CLIENTS AND THE COMMUNITY, ALL SESSIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED REMOTELY, AS OF 3/16/2020, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.


It is our responsibility to keep our clients and our community healthy and safe, and help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In the coming weeks, we will continue to monitor the situation and make an informed decision about our future sessions.