Cara Mengatasi Rasa Cemas dan Kesepian di Tengah Krisis Corona COVID-19, Jakarta – Pembaruan berita terus dihadirkan terkait merebaknya corona COVID-19 di seantero jagat. Upaya pencegahan ini dapat dilakukan dengan menjaga jarak sosial atau mengisolasi diri dan situasi kini dapat berdampak pada kesehatan mental.

Dilansir dari People, Senin (30/3/2020), menurut Google, pencarian untuk “kesepian” saat ini telah mencapai tingkat tertinggi sejak mulai dicari sejak 2004 lalu.

Sementara, para ahli epidemologi menekankan jarak sosial seperti membatalkan acara, menutup sekolah, membatasi kontak ke orang-orang, dirasa sangat penting untuk mengurangi penyebaran Corona COVID-19 dan mengurangi tekanan pada layanan kesehatan yang memperburuk rasa kesepian.

Read more

Coronavirus: Forcing us to rethink things we normally take for granted

For most human beings, the desire for companionship, engagement and socialization is a fact of life. Unfortunately, the coronavirus is forcing us to rethink many of things we normally take for granted. Not the least of which is the freedom to move about.

Limiting our options in a time of pandemic, while necessary and unpleasant, will eventually pass. However, what about the millions of individuals for which social isolation and loneliness are an everyday occurrence? How do they cope with a reality that is far too real and equally as debilitating?

According to The Kaiser Family Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization focusing on national health issues, about 4 in 10 adults in the U.S., more than 105 million of us, are at higher risk if infected with coronavirus. More than 76 million, or 72% — are age 60 or older. The remaining 29.2 million adults in this group are ages 18-59.

Read more

Deepak Chopra Is Live-Streaming a Global Meditation Session — Here’s How to Register

Earlier this week, Dr. Kevin Gilliland, a clinical psychologist and director of Innovation360, an outpatient resource center, and member of PEOPLE’s Health Squad, spoke to PEOPLE about the increased stress and anxiety many people are experiencing due to coronavirus.

“Situations with high levels of uncertainty are a breeding ground for excessive worry and anxiety,” he says. “The coronavirus outbreak is particularly challenging because it has layers of uncertainty. It’s a new virus and the experts are having to very quickly learn how it acts and moves in a community. There is still some uncertainty about what we do as individuals to prevent it. If you do get sick, it can be challenging to figure out if you have bad allergies, the flu or coronavirus.”

Read more

How to Manage Anxiety and Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Between the constant news updates on the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and the loneliness that comes from social distancing or quarantining to slow its spread, current events can take a toll on mental health.

According to Google, searches for “loneliness” have now reached the highest level since it started tracking searches in 2004. While epidemiologists emphasize that social distancing — canceling events, closing schools, limiting person-to-person contact — is essential to reducing the spread of coronavirus and ease the pressure on healthcare services, it exacerbates the feeling of loneliness.

Read more

8 ways to super-charge endorphins when you are stuck at home

If, like many citizens of the world, you’re feeling anxious and depressed these days, take a big, deep breath! With so much uncertainty bouncing through the air and fears mounting about an unknown future, it’s natural to feel less than yourself. But, rather than giving in to these negative emotions, it’s important to try all that you can to find hope, energy and happiness. That’s why building endorphins—or better known as ‘feel-good’ hormones—should be part of your new daily routine.

As defined by NASM certified trainer with RSP Nutrition, CJ Hammond, XPS, FMT explains, these chemicals released through the brain are what bring feelings of euphoria, serving as stress and pain-relievers. In addition to some ways you can probably guess—like exercise—there are many ways to super-charge these hormones, right from the comfort of your socially-distant home.

Read more

Cara Mengatasi Rasa Kesepian karena Social Distancing

INDOZONE.ID – Masyarakat diimbau mengkarantina diri dengan menjaga jarak sosial (social distancing) untuk mencegah penyebaran virus corona. Rasa bosan tentu saja dirasakan, apalagi bagi orang-orang yang senang menghabiskan waktu di luar rumah.

Jika kamu merasa bosan di rumah, ada beberapa hal yang bisa kamu lakukan. Mulai dari sekadar mengobrol dengan teman lewat telepon, atau video call dengan teman dan keluarga maupun saudara yang tinggal jauh.

Read more

How to maintain your mental health while working from home

For the past several years, remote work has been high on the list of coveted employee benefits. In fact, as Fast Company previously reported, 99% of respondents to a 2019 Buffer survey want to work remotely at least part of the time for the rest of their careers, and 67% of respondents to a survey by Staples would quit if their workplace became less flexible.

Now many employees who are able to work from home—28.8% of wage and salary workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics—have been asked to work remotely, they’re faced with an imperfect reality. Many are understandably fearful about COVID-19, as well as its economic and labor market impact. They may be trying to figure out the best tools to allow them to work from home, especially if they’ve never done so before. And, in some cases, they’re confined to houses or apartments with family members, children, or roommates who have their own work or school demands.

Read more

How are you coping with coronavirus anxiety?

If you are feeling the effects of added stress from coronavirus, you aren’t alone. Finding ways to ease anxiety can help keep your immune system in tip-top shape.

By now, everyone in North Texas is feeling at least some effects of the coronavirus. What started as a news drip has exploded into a full-on news fire hose. Updates and news about closings, cancellations, new cases, or worse, new deaths happen nearly every hour now.

If you are feeling the effects of added stress from coronavirus, you aren’t alone. Dr. Kevin Gilliland a licensed clinical psychologist and the executive director of Innovation360, stopped by WFAA to offer some tips on ways to ease your anxiety, so you can keep your immune system in tip-top shape.

Read more

Coping with COVID-19

How are you coping with COVID-19? Dr. Kevin Gilliland a licensed clinical psychologist and the Executive Director of Innovation360 is here with some tips.

Watch the video

How to Keep Your Home Clean and Healthy If You’re Self-Quarantined Because of Coronavirus

Don’t freak out: The coronavirus is not the apocalypse. That said, some people (whether they have flu-like symptoms, are immunocompromised, or are just a little on edge) are choosing to stay home as much as possible—and experts say that’s not a bad idea. Kristine Arthur, M.D., an internist at MemorialCare Medical Group in Laguna Woods, CA, says avoidance is one of your best options amid the coronavirus pandemic, regardless of whether or not you’re sick. In other words, self-quarantining during the coronavirus pandemic might be the best course of action, especially if the virus has been confirmed in your area.

Read more