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Family playing soccer in the park
August 1, 2020

Tips for Helping Families Shelter-in-Place During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Sarah McEwen, PhD

Although leaders in science, medicine, and government are closely monitoring and seeking solutions for disease outbreaks, the best way to protect one’s family is through staying informed while also practicing good basic hygiene and preventive measures.

Man standing at the beach and timing his pulse with a watch
July 18, 2020

Healthy Coping for Older Adults during COVID-19

by Guest Author

In the midst of COVID-19, an overwhelming rise in reported cases of anxiety, depression, and feelings of loneliness have been observed. Even prior to COVID-19, 43% of individuals ages 65+ reported subjective feelings of isolation. Fear of contracting the virus, losing loved ones to the...

Silhouette of a person doing yoga in tree pose
July 11, 2020

Meditation and Yoga Practices as Adjunctive Therapies for COVID-19

by Sarah McEwen, PhD

Thought leaders and experts from MIT, Harvard, UC San Diego, and even Deepak Chopra himself recently collaborated together on a timely review article to highlight the rationale and urgent need to explore alternative and complementary therapies for combating COVID-19. This compelling narrative review concludes “certain...

a crowd gathered around a group
June 1, 2020

A Discussion About Social Isolation during COVID-19

by Guest Author

In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, another hidden public health crisis has emerged: loneliness.

young woman brooding
May 29, 2020

Can the Coronavirus Cause Strokes?

by Guest Author

A writer at The Healthy, Colleen Travers, explores the warning signs and precursors of a stroke and whether or not these factors can be linked to increased risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.

First responder in PPE
May 15, 2020

Self-Care for First Responders During a Pandemic

by Guest Author

Elaine Lipworth, a content writer at Thrive Global explores the challenges first responders face to prioritize their own well-being while supporting those in need.

Little boy playing with a car
May 11, 2020

Prioritizing Your Child’s Mental Health During a Quarantine

by Guest Author

Elaine Lipworth, a content writer at Thrive Global shares ideas on sheltering at home with children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 6, 2020

One Easy Way For Older Adults To Boost Brain Health and Stay “Safer At Home”

by Jennifer Bramen

The World Health Organization says we all need to boost mental health during these stressful times. Mental health has a critical effect on immune functioning. But in a world where routines are limited, and fear and uncertainty abound, how do we cope?

person meditating
May 5, 2020

How to Take Care of Yourself During a Pandemic if You Have a Serious Health Condition

by Guest Author

Content writer at Thrive Global, Elaine Lipworth, explores ways to find joy for those living with serious health conditions during times that demand new levels of resilience.

Older man and caregiver
April 27, 2020

Resources For Dementia Caregivers During Covid-19

by Zara Jethani

Being a caregiver for someone who has dementia during the COVID-19 health crisis can add anxiety to daily life. Find out how to cope.

Last updated: April 30th, 2020