While everyone will experience loss at some point in their lives — whether it’s the death of a family member, friend, or pet, a divorce, or job loss — the way they process and cope with their grief varies from person to person. Grief is a normal response and the emotional suffering you may feel following a loss. The emotions may range from anger to sadness to guilt to disbelief and can even take a negative toll on physical health. But by incorporating the healthy coping techniques that we include below, in time, you’ll be able to process your grief and find the motivation to keep going while still honoring your loved one.
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, many government officials have ordered for Americans to stay in their home for their own safety and the safety of others. However, some homes do not provide a safe shelter and there has been a rise in domestic violence, child abuse, and depression over the past few months.
While the Coronavirus pandemic threatens the physical health of many across the globe, it also poses a risk to the mental health of many. There is a stigma that surrounds mental health and it is often overlooked and prioritized below physical health, however that should not be the case and all health should matter equally. Some celebrities have recognized this and the importance of support and resources to provide mental health wellness during this time.
Today, clinical trials are being conducted all across the world in pursuit of gaining a better understanding of conditions and disorders and finding successful treatments, behaviors, and vaccines to improve the quality of life. For centuries, clinical trials have been responsible for saving lives and advancing the medical field and now as we stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, clinical trials are being used to find a cure.
While many workers across the country have been ordered to work from home during the current Coronavirus pandemic, our healthcare professionals continue to go into the hospital every day to protect and care for our communities and they deserve a big “thank you.”
Flowers are blooming, the sun is staying out longer, and soon we will be donning shorts and sandals, which can only mean one thing — spring is here! This season represents new beginnings, growth, and change, which many of us could use following a dark and cold winter.
While the CDC has stated that the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19, or the coronavirus, in the United States is currently low, health officials are working toward developing a treatment option, educating Americans, and motivating individuals and businesses to initiate plans to prepare for a possible pandemic.
Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrating love and romance — couples shower each other with chocolates, flowers, and gifts and remind their partners that they are loved. However, if your “happily-ever-after” recently ended and you are going through a divorce or a hard breakup, the holiday can be especially difficult.