• Life after the pandemic

    That’s how people in Afghanistan live all the time,” Dr. Mukhopadhyay said. “It’s an assumption that you have no idea how things are going to be tomorrow. And something terrible probably happened yesterday. As a result, she said, “People live in the moment. This NY Times article – “What Will ...

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  • Gratitude in the Face of Monotony

    By now, most of you can probably relate to the premise of the great Bill Murray Movie Groundhog Day – where the main character wakes up every day to the same Sonny and Cher song, to the exact same radio announcer, to the exact same view outside the window, to the ...

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  • the psychology of how we behave in a pandemic

    This article in Psychology Today gives some very sound rationales for why some people are behaving in irrational, inhumane ways right now. While many of us are doing our best to adhere to the measures put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus – social distancing, staying home, ...

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  • CALLING ALL NYS MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

    I am deeply impressed by the New York governor, Andrew Cuomo, who has in recent days emphasized the importance of maintaining our mental health during this critical situation. If you are a licensed mental health professional in NYS and can donate your time to talk to those who are struggling, ...

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