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Reading Time: 4 minutes We have all been tested over the past months—some physically, others mentally and spiritually—as we attempt to make sense of a pandemic. I notice my thoughts jumping from wondering how we will get through this, to hoping for a healthier planet, to feeling for those who are experiencing sickness and have lost loved ones, back […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes They say time heals all wounds. Unfortunately, time also has a way of opening the deepest ones back up periodically. The Events that Define Us There are a handful of moments in our lives that change us in some way: e.g., the day you gain or lose someone you love, the day your beliefs about […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes When I started my nursing career back in 2001, I was a mature student but I didn’t feel that way faced with individuals, families and communities during their most emotive times due to death and thereafter grief. Just two decades ago there “were” three types of grief: normal, absent, or delayed. So you were either […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Stress, according to the World Health Organization, will be one of the, if not the biggest, contributor to human morbidity and mortality by the end of the year—scary prediction. Now not all stress is bad stress. we have “eustress” and that is the thing that gets things done, providing optimum efficiency. It is however when […]

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Disclaimer: These thoughts are based on my own experience and education in psychology I have received. They do not reflect the experiences or feelings of all trauma survivors. Control as a Trauma Response Growing up in an abusive home with all varieties of substance use, I was never short of trauma in my life. Few […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes It was a regular day, I was working from my home. The laptop was keeping me busy while emails trickled in popped with work meeting notifications and social media feeds in parallel kept company on my connect digital self. After one of the calls, I really started to wonder, is this worth it? My emotional […]

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Back in the 1960s and 1970s, the word “deinstitutionalization” became a familiar term in America’s psychiatric world as per the government’s initiative to reduce the nation’s state psychiatric hospital population. The idea, supposedly, was to remove patients from inhumane conditions. What we ended up with, in many respects, was something even worse. Those with severe […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Here I am, under a shelter-in-place order, as most are by now. However, even before the order, I started distancing myself and limiting interactions with others, not because of the fact that I’m a high-risk, but because I consider everyone a threat. I am now accustomed to choosing when and where I go, but it […]

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Reading Time: 5 minutes It is thought that the relationship between sleep and anxiety is two-way. Anxiety will disrupt sleep; meanwhile, a lack of sleep will increase anxiety. We all know that dreaded feeling of tiredness: a complete lack of energy, physical and mental exhaustion and often a lack of motivation. When your brain is this tired it cannot […]

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