On this edition of Brandler Bits we discuss how relationships have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Many relationships have been strained, others have been broken. Learn how to improve your relationship and make it one that can handle the next phases of covid.
This is a special edition of “Brandler Bits“. This presentation was done for health care workers on May 1, 2020. It addresses the issue of how to deal with anxiety during the pandemic. This episode addresses cognitive, behavioral, and experiential aspects of anxiety, and what strategies can be used for anxiety reduction.
Here is the presentation:
Here is the handout from the presentation:
Here is another easy breathing technique. It is called the 4, 7, 8 breathing pattern.
Watch the originator Dr. Andrew Weil demonstrate it:
A note of caution:
A person may feel lightheaded after doing this for the first few times. Therefore, it is advisable to try this technique when sitting or lying down to prevent dizziness or falls.
Use this frequently and regularly and you will be less anxious!!!
This episode of Brandler Bits, is an experiential one. You will get to use a progressive relaxation exercise in order to have less anxiety and fear in your life. Find a quiet place, and follow the directions in the exercise. Enjoy!
In the latest edition of Brandler Bits, learn about the phrase “Inconvenient Not Tragic”. The phrase give us all some perspective on recognizing the hassles and inconveniences of daily life . By being grateful that these things are NOT tragedies, we can change how we see these issues.
In the latest edition of Brandler Bits, learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD). SAD is depression which has seasonal components. Many people in the northeast have symptoms of SAD without having the diagnosis. Identify strategies to improve SAD.
On this edition of Brandler Bits learn how dedication to work can make you “deadicated”. Strategies are identified in order to put more balance into your life and prioritize what is most important.
This episode of Brandler Bits, is a special edition. With the new school year upon us, it is timely to address the issue of “Back to School Jitters”. With that in mind, listen to this interview. I think it is very practical and useful for any parent who has a child returning to school.
In this episode of Brandler Bits, learn about how people tend to minimize the severity of problems. Identify strategies to identify, own, and treat these problems.
In this episode of Brandler Bits, learn how being grateful can make you great.