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Help for Coping with the Stressful News Coming Out of Ukraine

By Mental Health, Personal

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominates the world stage, the pain and apprehension felt across the globe is palpable. Although many of us have the privilege of being bystanders to the catastrophic events taking place, we’re still bearing witness to global conflict, acts of cruelty, and loss of life, thanks to social media and the 24-hour news cycle.

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12 Scientifically Backed Ways to Reduce Stress

12 Scientifically Backed Ways to Reduce Stress

By Mental Health, Personal

“Studies conclude that after the declaration by the WHO that Covid-19 had become a pandemic, “there has been a dramatic rise in the prevalence of mental health problems both nationally and globally.” The rising stress levels are associated with fear of contracting the coronavirus, quarantines, physical distancing, and various degrees of lockdown introduced by many countries worldwide.”

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There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

By Mental Health, Personal

Is languishing the new dominant emotion of 2021?

“As scientists and physicians work to treat and cure the physical symptoms of long-haul Covid, many people are struggling with the emotional long-haul of the pandemic… Languishing is the neglected middle child of mental health. It’s the void between depression and flourishing — the absence of well-being.”

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