How to cope when the world is canceled: 6 critical skills

How to cope when the world is canceled: 6 critical skills

The coronavirus outbreak has completely disrupted daily life. Clinical psychologist Dr. Ali Mattu shows you how to cope when social events are canceled, you are socially isolated, or in quarantine.

Timestamps:
0:08 – Why the coronavirus has disrupted our lives
2:00 – How does this outbreak impact our mental health?
6:08 – Skill 1: Bring your offline support online
8:55 – Skill 2: End the endless scroll of social media and the news
12:48 – Skill 3: Reboot your system for habits, rituals, and routines
16:02 – Skill 4: Master a thing that absorbs your mind and challenges you to grow
20:31 – Skill 5: Understand the different between distancing and isolation
23:21 – Skill 6: Find compassion

Videos
* Why fighting the coronavirus depends on you: https://youtu.be/dSQztKXR6k0

* How to overcome depression: https://youtu.be/Gljq2FHzTvY

* Chris Hadfield’s Space Oddity: https://youtu.be/KaOC9danxNo

* How to Remember Your Life: https://youtu.be/GLy4VKeYxD4

* Coronavirus playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLItaCgXIQkHcMBJsfW2EY_nsbXc_osaLw

Links
* Mental health resources: https://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/guide-to-mental-health-resources/

* The psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it: rapid review of the evidence: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673620304608

* Timely mental health care for the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak is urgently needed: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(20)30046-8/fulltext

* CDC Coronavirus updates: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

* World Health Organization coronavirus updates: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

* Johns Hopkins Coronavirus resource center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/

* Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health: https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51873799

* Psychologists offer insights on how to separate yourself from others, while still getting the social support you need: https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/social-distancing

* 7 Ways to Watch Netflix Together With Friends Far Away: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/watch-netflix-with-friends-far-away/

* Atomic Habits by James Clear: https://amzn.to/2IX1FmO

* Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein: https://amzn.to/39YdpBn

* Building a Life Worth Living: A Memoir by Marsha Linehan: https://amzn.to/3d80OxK

* An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield: https://amzn.to/3d7H3Gi

* Free online college courses: https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/ivy-league-free-online-courses-a0d7ae675869/

* University of Pennsylvania: Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills: https://www.classcentral.com/course/positive-psychology-resilience-8331?utm_source=fcc_medium&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=ivy_league_courses_2020

* Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX6b17PVsYBQ0ip5gyeme-Q

* Crash Course Psychology: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOPRKzVLY0jJY-uHOH9KVU6

* Crash Course History of Science: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtNppY8ZHMPDH5TKK2UpU8Ng

* Crash Course Video Games: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPTrc_yg73RghJEOdobAplG

* How to Remember Your Life by Johnny Harris: https://youtu.be/GLy4VKeYxD4

* Just give your children screens (for now): https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/14/parenting/just-give-them-the-screens-for-now.html?0p19G=0038

* How to take an effective break from your work: https://www.apa.org/monitor/2019/01/break

* Coronavirus: How to work from home, the right way: https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200312-coronavirus-covid-19-update-work-from-home-in-a-pandemic

* How to work from home with kids (without losing it): https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/16/success/working-from-home-with-kids-coronavirus/index.html

* Dr. Kristin Kunkle: http://www.washingtonanxietycenter.com/psychologists.html

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If you or someone you know needs help immediately, you should take one of the following actions:
– call 9-1-1 in the United States or your country’s emergency number: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of…
– call the Lifeline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255) in the United States or a global crisis hotlines: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis…
– text START to 741-741 in the United States or visit http://chat.suicidepreventionlifeline…
– go to your nearest hospital emergency room

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