Is Your Mental Health Affected by Coronavirus/COVID-19? How to Manage the Anxiety, Uncertainty, and Stress

Coronavirus/COVID-19 has impacted the world and your daily life. Here are ideas to find your calm- and still do what you need to:

Acknowledging the impact and variable anxiety levels caused by the coronavirus/COVID-19 that our society and world feels now is crucial. Crucial to remaining level-headed, emotionally-psychologically well, and inspiring introspection during uncertain times. Pandemic and health warnings come new to most of us and immediately become very personal:

  • worries about how your family and children will be affected;
  • stress taking work or university online;
  • health and travel concerns about aging or ailing parents;
  • life events changed or canceled;
  • fears of isolation or preparedness

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Radical Self Care for Professionals and Millennials:

A guided reflection to your deeper relationship with
CONNECTION | PRESENCE | SELF-COMPASSION | BOUNDARIES

Lotus Brittany Bouffard Denver Therapy

Radical Self Care builds on The Basics of Self Care (thirst, emotions, etc) to create a holistically in-tuned connection with yourself where unmet needs and the autopilot of daily life can be attended to in order to expand your life.

Follow the below reflection multiple times a week: scan the themes and their questions for ideas of where and how your depths would benefit from more support, time, and care. If a theme has you pause, then pause, and consider how it or something similar is impacting your day, week, or even greater life. True, radical self care requires checking in with the themes of:
CONNECTION | PRESENCE | SELF-COMPASSION | BOUNDARIES

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Your 4 Authentic Steps to Ditching the Worst Dating Patterns

Modern online dating for an authentic, others-first feeler can quickly become an unpleasant place. Many of my clients find themselves questioning their needs and their enoughness when faced with confusing behaviors from the dating world. Many authentic folx tend to feel they’ve lost center while dating because of focusing intently–like you do– on the person in front of you instead of asking yourself what you want.

Here is my top advice from the therapy room if you’re watching dating life dig up your personal insecurities, leaving you worried whether you’ll get a reply, whether you’ll get a second date, and all the “whys” of why they: haven’t texted-yet/isn’t making time/said that one thing/isn’t interested anymore.

Clue more into being yourself and listening to your instincts: Continue reading