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I Have an Egg of Anxiety in My Chest Because of COVID-19, and It’s Reminding Me to Slow Down

I Have an Egg of Anxiety in My Chest Because of COVID-19, and It’s Reminding Me to Slow Down

Apr 11// Coronavirus Mental Health

It feels like it is constantly on the verge of cracking — but maybe that is actually OK. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. I am immunosuppressed and disabled. I am #HighRiskCovid19. In “normal time” — whatever that used to be — I am an […]

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Do This One Thing Next Time You Say You Feel Anxious or Stressed: A Psychologist’s Coronavirus Perspective

Apr 11// Coronavirus Mental Health

This advice from clinical psychologist Laurie Ferguson, PhD, can help you process your emotions and even regain a sense of control. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Two words get repeated as I work with clients throughout the coronavirus pandemic: “I’m so stressed.” “I […]

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3 Ways to Create Comfort in Your Daily Routine: A Psychologist’s Coronavirus Perspective

Apr 08// Coronavirus Mental Health

This advice from clinical psychologist Laurie Ferguson, PhD, can help you find comfort when the usual routines that have given solace in the past are not available. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Most of us need some comfort right now. And for many of […]

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Handling Unpredictability in the Era of Coronavirus: A Psychologist’s Advice for Chronic Illness Patients

Mar 24// Coronavirus Mental Health

This advice from clinical psychologist Laurie Ferguson, PhD, can help you cope with the lack of control you may feel over your environment and health right now. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Most of my clients are telling me that the hardest part […]

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2 Panic Attacks in 2 Weeks of Self-Quarantine: A Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient’s Coronavirus Anxiety

Mar 24// Coronavirus Mental Health

I lived in New York City during and after the September 11 attacks. This reminded me of the feelings of dread and despair I had back then. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. My anxiety right now is through the roof. Just sitting here […]

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