With the spread of COVID-19 cancelling social activities well into the new year, what are you doing with your free time? Are you tackling that long-neglected junk drawer or reading that novel that has been gathering dust on the shelf for years? If not, you’re not alone.
Social media is currently rife with posts and memes debating the pros and cons of mask-wearing. Some argue that wearing a mask protects the health of our communities, while others counter that face mask requirements infringe on personal liberties. Wearing a mask has become a strange new litmus test for mutuality these days.
It’s normal to feel sad or blue at times; this is a normal reaction to life’s ups and downs. But if you are feeling overwhelmed by a sense of despair and hopelessness that doesn’t seem to end, you may be dealing with depression.
Sound Mind Therapy expresses appreciation to all essential workers – from grocery store employees to truck drivers to health care workers – who are serving our communities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We understand that this is a stressful and overwhelming time, and we applaud your courage!
To all healthcare professionals, from the heart!