This webinar focuses on the negative impact of racism on mental health symptoms for people of color. Coping resources are included. http://adaa.org/webinar/consumer/effects-racism-mental-health-how-cope
Our country is experiencing some very difficult times. It is not a coincidence that we’re seeing protests against racism during a pandemic, which places a disproportionate burden of COVID-19 on Black communities. Health professionals all over the country are in … Continue reading
We can also self-soothe by taste, and it needn’t be anything more than a small treat. A small bit of something delicious can uplift your mood when dealing with a stressful moment.
Next in self-soothing with the senses is hearing. Some studies have shown that birdsong may help us feel safe. Your favorite music can promote relaxation. There are tons of options available for finding a mix of sounds that can help … Continue reading
How has your relationship been holding up during the pandemic? These things can help. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/more-chemistry/202004/5-tips-couples-during-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR2tkI5fAYzkm7NKBjWapckbKpZp2C6Yl_yz62gQmfSfAm9vtz_1I0a01hs
Self-soothing is another great skill for stressful times. We can use our senses to reduce the intensity of negative emotions. We’ll start with sight. You can count the number of places you see a certain color in the room. You … Continue reading