We have been thinking about all of you – hoping you are doing well and staying healthy.
With the worldwide spread of COVID-19, and restaurants, gyms, hair salons, movie theaters, concerts, and other gatherings temporarily off-limits, social distancing has fast become a way of life. And even though we all understand the need for social distancing, isolating ourselves, can have an impact on our overall emotional health.
According to the American Psychological Association’s Monitor on Psychology, social isolation, and the resulting loneliness, can lead to depression, anxiety, increased stress, poor sleep quality - and, in many ways, can be as unhealthy as smoking.
When at home for longer periods of time than normal, it's easy to get into the habit of turning on the TV, watching Netflix, playing video games excessively, and other more sedentary, solitary activities.
Through our Clear Communication BASICS workshop (which we will offer once again when we know...