Author: Diana Gordon, Psy.D.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many of our client report that they are finding comfort in nostalgia. Client are reconnecting with old friends, trying on old clothes, watching movies and TV they used to enjoy, and finding other ways to reconnect with happier times. Things that are familiar can help us feel safe and soothed during a time of crisis. If you're feeling overwhelmed, sad, or lonely, perhaps you can think of ways to reconnect with happier times. You may try rediscovering books or other media, getting takeout from restaurants you used to frequent, or even taking a walk in your old neighborhood. The New York Times explores ways of connecting with nostalgic memories that may help us cope better during this stressful time. Feel free to reach out to us for a phone consultation if you would like more support coping with the pandemic. We are all in this together.
We all fear change, which is why we all enjoy being in somewhere that we are all familiar with. I am not saying that it is better to have that, in fact, in my opinion, it is not that great at all. If you want to be the best version of yourself, then you seriously need to consider changing. You have to go through a lot of changes, man. The familiar is nice, but it will get boring soon enough.
10/8/2021 12:17:06 am
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Diana Gordon, Psy.D., Kari Kagan Psy.D., and Katie Leoni, Psy.D.
Drs. Gordon, Kagan, and Leoni practice psychotherapy primarily via telehealth. Their areas of expertise include anxiety, sleep, stress, depression, maternal mental health, and addiction. They blog about these topics to provide research-based information about common problems and strategies to help manage them.