Dealing with Depression, Anxiety, and Loneliness During COVID-19

Depression

If the past is any indication, there is a strong connection between a pandemic and a decline in mental health. The Russian (1889 to 1890) and Spanish (1918 to 1920) influenzas have both been associated with dips in mental health that lasted years after the pandemics were over. According to Morneau Shepell (Canadian HR specialists), … Read more Dealing with Depression, Anxiety, and Loneliness During COVID-19

Managing Weight Control and Eating Disorders During Isolation

Pandemic

From just one look at our Facebook feeds, it’s clear many of us are feeling stressed—and, as a result, snacky while relegated to our homes. Kyla Fox, clinical therapist and owner of the Toronto-based The Kyla Fox Centre, which specializes in helping people who suffer from eating disorders and/or related mental health issues, says that … Read more Managing Weight Control and Eating Disorders During Isolation

OCD in the Home

Pandemic

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, also known as OCD, is just one of the many kinds of anxiety disorders affecting millions of people around the world. People with OCD often find that they do specific rituals and these obsessions can make it very difficult to interact with people in public. However, if you stay home all the time, … Read more OCD in the Home