Coping with Quarantine Life

COPING WITH QUARANTINE LIFE

June 3, 2020

Coping with quarantine life amidst COVID-19 is different for everyone. Listen in for tips on dealing with our current new normal.

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What are some of the ways you have been coping with quarantine life? Have you been stressing out more than usual, or are you just really chill about it? However you’re taking this “new normal”, know that you are not alone!

With my guest, founder of GEM Advertising and an entrepreneur coach, Peter Kozodoy, we discuss how high-functioning people are doing in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic and what part of the coping they are actually surprised to find themselves struggling with! We also talk a bit about his up and coming book, Honest to Greatness.

 


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Related Blog:

Coping with Quarantine Life: 4 Simple Tips from a Clinical Psychologist!

Quarantine life has been called “the new normal” over the past couple of months. Although it may be “normal” in the sense that it’s become common, it is understandably not feeling at all normal to us in terms of our wellbeing: in fact, quarantine life can pose some very unique challenges. While I can’t take that stress away, as a clinical psychologist I can offer some practical tips to handle quarantine life from a cognitive, behavioral, and emotional perspective. Some of the tips I offer will be exercises or other behaviors you can try, and some of them will be just simple ideas on perspectives that may be helpful. Many of the ideas and exercises will actually be helpful to you even after quarantine, so take heart in knowing you’re increasing your proverbial toolbox in ways that will be useful even when COVID19 is a thing of the past, at least in terms of pandemic levels. If you’re open to ideas on personal growth, then you’ve come to the right place!

Let’s start by remembering that each person is in a slightly different situation, and each person has slightly different needs. This means that you may find some of the ideas here to be really helpful, and some of them not-- of course I encourage you to take what works for you and leave the rest. Take comfort in knowing that the act of viewing some options and choosing the best ideas for yourself is actually part of a healthy process of self-efficacy and self-care, where you are getting in touch with your own needs and deliberately choosing whatever techniques seem best for you. Without further ado, here are some tips to consider. Read the full article

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The High Functioning Hotspot Podcast is hosted by Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD and is produced by Simpler Media Productions.
For more information, visit DrChloe.com
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