In a recent article from Psychology Today, four means of coping with stress during the COVID pandemic were highlighted. Many, perhaps most of us, have been practicing those suggestions but it may be helpful to be reminded of them. a. Recognize your stress. b. Manage what you can; release what you cannot. c. Know your limits. […]
Is one day just like every other for you during isolation? You are not alone. It is a common experience when our world is turned upside down and our routines are altered. It is a common phenomenon for all of us, at least some of the time. Days become shapeless. A friend of mine asked […]
Loss is any experience that destroys a significant piece of that which makes our life normal. We are catapulted, without a map, into new territory and a new way of life. Many of the changes we are being forced to accept will not be permanent but most of us will come away from this period […]
Christine Butler, M.A. is a professional counselor who serves as a member of the Calvary staff. In this article she provides practical information for coping with this period of isolation.