Widespread lockdowns and social distancing due to COVID-19 present a host of new challenges. Anxiety or depression brought on by home isolation, increased strain on spousal and family relationships, concerns over the psychosocial impact on children and angst over the spectre of an uncertain future weigh heavily on our overall well-being. Najwa Awad, a licensed psychotherapist, joins the podcast to discuss the effects of social distancing and provides practical advice on managing the stress of sheltering in place.
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