Please note, the information in this post is not a replacement for personal medical advice.
By Covenant Family Solutions

Try to stick to a routine. One of the reasons that orders to shelter-in-place or self-isolate are so difficult is because there is a major disruption to our routine. Human beings thrive on predictability and patterns of behavior. Because of this it’s important to find a way to establish new patterns of behavior that become predictable. It takes a little while for the neurons in our brain to adapt to the changes we’re facing but having a routine will speed up the process.

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Covenant Family Solutions is a leading provider of mental and behavioral healthcare services in Eastern Iowa, including therapy and medication management, for individuals, couples and families, with special emphasis on helping clients to experience fulfillment in their lives. The company is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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Tip – April 27

Reading for pleasure can increase our self-esteem, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, and reduce stress. Try to set aside some time for reading this weekend!

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Tip – April 20

Sometimes family members can be harmful to our mental health, whether they mean to or not. If you are dealing with a toxic family member, be sure to identify what you want out of the relationship. From there you can set boundaries. Most importantly, don’t try to change them. Instead, work on improving in your own goals and adjust and enforce boundaries as needed.

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Tip – April 13

If you need a subtle grounding technique to do at work, try playing a categories game in your head. Select a category, like “desserts” and mentally list as many things from that category that you can think of. You can give yourself a time limit or go until you can’t think of anything.

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Tip – February 23

Creative expression is linked to our overall well-being. Whether you identify as a creative person or not — you can exercise your creativity by cooking, drawing, writing, and more. Allow yourself to put your own twist on things.

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Tip – February 16

Creative expression is linked to our overall well-being. Whether you identify as a creative person or not — you can exercise your creativity by cooking, drawing, writing, and more. Allow yourself to put your own twist on things.

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Covenant Family Solutions
Covenant Family Solutions
Covenant Family Solutions is a leading provider of mental and behavioral healthcare services in Eastern Iowa, including therapy and medication management, for individuals, couples and families, with special emphasis on helping clients to experience fulfillment in their lives. The company is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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