When you layer a pandemic on top of back-to-school, many children may struggle with separation anxiety. Here are some strategies parents can use to help reduce anxiety in their children.
As the world faces a second wave of COVID-19 lockdowns, we need new strategies to handle pandemic stress that go beyond basic self-care.
Understanding a family member’s diagnosis can help teens feel less stressed, afraid and alone.
University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
As the pandemic drags on, uncertainty and fears about health and safety mix with confusion and challenges tied to re-opening society. You need flexibility when picking your coping strategies.
Even those of us spared the worst of COVID-19 are missing our favorite pastimes, places and people. But pleasure can also take unexpected new forms in a pandemic.
With the number of declared ‘non-believers’ growing worldwide, researchers sought to discover what beliefs the irreligious turn to when times are tough.
Penn State Laureate William Doan found solace in a daily act that has benefits scientists are just beginning to understand.
A survey of 500 adults in the US provides a snapshot of the ways people are dealing with life during a pandemic and how well they think they’re doing.
Apart from their functional purpose, products can also impact how we feel, both about ourselves and our situation.
A psychologist explains how to get a grip on anxiety triggered by COVID-19.
Most kids bounce back quickly after a disaster and there are several strategies you can use to help.
How to become a lover of Christmas … or embrace being a Grinch.
We all know the holidays can be stressful, but we may not realize that we often continue the cycle. Here’s how to let things go and enjoy the holidays instead of dreading them.
There are two types of nostalgia. One promotes resilience and personal growth, while the other can lead to an obsessive quest to escape the present.
Decisions to stop taking medication are typically regarded by mental health professionals as being due to ‘lack of insight’ but some are trying other strategies.