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Why This Stage of the Pandemic Makes Us So Anxious

For those of us experiencing weariness over the current state of affairs right now … the below article in the Washington Post details the neuroscience as to why you’re maybe experiencing ‘confusing disappointment’ about the current ‘new normal’ and why you might be experiencing Pandemic Flux Syndrome.

“Many people feel some emptiness, which brings discomfort, and discomfort can make us feel out of control. We then try to regain control by changing what we can, including our jobs, relationships or appearances, somehow redefining our self-concept.” – Nidhi Tewari, licensed clinical social worker.

This article by Amy Cuddy and JillEllyn Riley is worth the read:


Please reach out if you are currently feeling the need to redefine your self-concept. You are not alone.

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