What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

Written by: Katie Heaney Read the original article here. The other day, a friend called me on the phone to complain about another friend — a cherished hobby for us both. In 2019, or any year before it, the inciting event would have been an inoffensive request: My...
I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

Written by: Jessi Gold Read the original article here.  A couple of Saturdays ago, I slept in until 11 a.m. I haven’t done that since college. As I peeled myself out of bed, I convinced myself it was just one of those days. I must’ve needed the sleep, and a lot of it....
4 Key Mindfulness Principles for OCD

4 Key Mindfulness Principles for OCD

How to cultivate new ways to respond to obsessions and compulsions Written by Dana Jaffe 1. Take an observer stance. The focus here is putting some distance between ourselves and our thoughts. It is a skill called cognitive defusion, and the idea is to simply observe...