Most of the United States is currently on lockdown due to the coronavirus, and it has been difficult for some of us to adjust. A lot of people are lonely right now and are getting anxious and a good way to battle this is to speak with friends and family via video chats. It’s also difficult for families and couples who had to cancel vacations but you can plan out fun events to do at home to hold yourself over until this all clears up. Finally, if your child is struggling with their virtual schooling, be sure to help them out with their schoolwork.
- Dr.Tony Ortega is a clinical psychologist, author and relationship counselor.
- With Covid-19 bringing the world to a crawl with lock downs and social distancing some people may be feeling psychological effects.
- Being alone, while possibly an adventure at first, can get lonely. It helps to line up projects and contact friends and family by text, phone or Skype.
“For extroverts, the challenge will be how to meet their social needs without access to their friends and places they frequent. The frequent complaint I am seeing on social media is the inability to go to a gym and work out as well as to hang with your friends over brunch or at the pub.”