Tag: hope

More than Manageable: Anxiety in Quarantine

When the COVID-19 crisis pushed us all indoors, I knew I was going to have an especially hard time handling my anxiety. Previously, I dealt with mental illness by keeping busy, surrounding myself with friends, and constantly moving forward. Basically, I would distract myself. But hey, it worked. A therapist might have called this avoidance, […]

Feeling the Loss of Our Village

Over the years, my family has built a village of support for our children of wonderful teachers, coaches, babysitters, neighbors, and friends who supported our entire family every week. One of the most significant losses we feel during this time of isolation is the loss of this community.  We can recreate some of the learning […]

Holding On To Hope

Ok, so I am not going to lie, when I was first told I was going to be forced to stay home I thought, how bad can this be? I have everything I need right here-food, tv, computer, my family. I have this. It will be nice to slow down and have some time with […]

Accomplishing Goals in a Time of Uncertainty

These past few weeks have left many of us contemplating on the uncertainties within our lives. At the start of 2020 we may have set goals for ourselves to make this year the best year of our lives. We may have wanted to be the best athlete or learn a new skill. However, as the […]