From around the web

With the collective challenges of 2020, my annual “Best of Emotional and Relationship Health” featured post to ring in the New Year is a little different.  Typically I share my most popular content of the past year only but this time I have cast the net widely over the vast library of to find what I believe to be the most relevant and helpful emotional health and relationship content to get you through the pandemic.
Emotional Health
Pandemic Fatigue is Legit, Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT

This has been a marathon of sorts for months and people are tired.  With light at the end of the tunnel but not quite here yet, it’s important to continue to find ways to hang in there emotionally.  Here are some ways to do that.

The Neuroscience of Resilience (series), Linda Graham, MFT

When things are tough, it can be difficult to notice the things that despite this, are going well.  Linda says that gratitude allows us a “respite from the suffering, even for a few moments….(it) drops us into a space where our survival patterns of responding to hurt, danger, life threat aren’t operating…”

What is Family of Origin Work?, Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT

Anxiety and depression have been exacerbated

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