How to Manage Anxiety Over Returning to the ‘New Normal’

If I got a nickel for every time I heard (or said) the phrase “These are uncertain times”… The initial COVID-19 shutdown created a wave of anxiety when it was first implemented, but with humans being such adaptable creatures, many people seem to have quickly gotten used to the changes.  The recent easing of restrictions…

Anxiety Vs. Coronavirus

Many people are experiencing increased symptoms of anxiety and depression since the isolation and social distancing rules have been put into effect.  Symptoms of anxiety and panic can often include difficulty breathing and other respiratory symptoms, which can mimic symptoms of the virus.  Thankfully, the folks at Baton Rouge General hospital put out an article…

Breathing Exercises

I got this article in an email from Healthline.  Check out 8 Breathing Exercises to Try When You Feel Anxious.  #’s 1 and 3 are my preferred methods, and of course I also love Guided meditation, which I’ll make a separate article about in the future, I promise.

Cellphone Dependency

Last night my iPhone wouldn’t turn on… it didn’t show the “dead battery” screen or anything (+ it had been charging earlier), it was simply lifeless.  I nearly panicked – how would I get in touch with my father or confirm my meeting?  How would I know when to meet for lunch?  What would happen…