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I Just Want My Life Back! – Pandemic Week 8


When I thought about writing this week, what came to mind was a long list of words: #%@& and &$*#!!! and so forth. You can fill in your own letters. We are struggling, and this week seems especially difficult. I … Read More

Quarantine Fatigue – Pandemic Week 7


What should we have for dinner? No, not that. No not that, either. How about…??? Nothing appeals to me. What I want for dinner is to sit down at a restaurant and eat something that tastes different than what we … Read More

Stuck in the House – Pandemic Week 6


Each week we’ve been at home, people have expressed different feelings that resonated with me. Each week has had its own primary experience, including fear, anger, resentment, frustration, and sadness. This week, for the first time during the pandemic, people … Read More

Staying at Home – Pandemic Week 5


How are you doing? No, really. How are you doing? It is hard to avoid our feelings these days. Sometimes we feel them in our bodies, like a tightening in our chest or shoulders, or a headache, or discomfort in … Read More

This is HARD – Pandemic Week 4


As I speak with people this week, I feel a difference from the previous weeks. I have frequently thought “that person sounds depressed” about people who have not previously experienced depression. Friends, family members, clients, the UPS driver, the person … Read More

Staying at Home – Pandemic Week 3


Staying at home thoughts…week 3 Staying at Home Week 3 Each week is unique. We may feel scared, lonely, weary, bored. And yet, we’ve got it down. We’re putting one foot in front of the other. We’re finding moments of … Read More

What You Need to Know if You’re Stuck in the House with Your Family! – Pandemic Week 2


Hi everyone, as I have been helping my clients navigate this difficult time, I thought that others might also benefit from my thoughts about staying at home during the coronavirus. What You Need to Know if You’re Stuck in the … Read More

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