COVID & Mental Health: One Year Later...

Updated: Apr 6

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Looking towards a brighter future one year later...

Here we are, one year after the entire world shut down due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. I remember what I was doing that particular weekend last year, as I'm sure most of us do, and wondering what was going to happen in the weeks and months to come.

I think I've felt every emotion this year, anxiety being at the fore front and figuring out how to manage it this whole year has been difficult. I tried many different coping tools and different ways to find connection with my loved ones and made it through, however, the overwhelming feeling of still not knowing what the world is going to look like, hangs over me.

In my most recent sessions with my clients, we've talked a lot about the future, about what's to come and about what we potentially want to leave behind. We've discussed how we "used to" live our lives: saying yes to things we didn't really want to do, having trouble setting boundaries with people that needed them, or not making changes in our lives that might have been necessary due to fear and anxiety.