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How has COVID-19 Affected Socialising? How Are You Coping With This?

How has COVID-19 Affected Socialising? How Are You Coping With This?

I’m sure we all agree that COVID-19, with all the social distancing and group number restrictions, has had a huge impact on the way we used to socialise. Nowadays we tend to leave our houses less, and connect online more often - just to fulfil the need to catch up with our close friends and family.
The Impact of Stress on our Bodies

The Impact of Stress on our Bodies

Our response to stress is quite complex. It all starts when our brain notices, or most times even imagines, a threat. It could be your flight response, like seeing something dangerous, or even having feedback from your boss, or the uncertainty of Covid. At this point the brain releases chemicals that change the mind and body into an alert mode.
Spotlight on Mental Health - Suicide Discussions

Spotlight on Mental Health - Suicide Discussions

At the moment the media all over the world is covered with stories about Oprah’s interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. In the interview, Meghan said: “I just didn’t want to be alive anymore”.
Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety

Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety

Feeling anxious is normal in a situation like this, but, like anything else, it can be managed. To cope with the current crisis, limit the time you are exposed to news updates, do your part in preventing the virus from spreading, keep in touch with your family and friends, and consider the following advice.