Tips to Cope With Lockdown as Cold Weather Arrives

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2020 — Isolation may pose mental health challenges for people as they spend more time indoors in the winter during the coronavirus pandemic, an expert warns. Maintaining safe forms of social contact is crucial, especially for people who live alone, according to Frank Ghinassi, president and CEO of Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, in New Jersey. Ideas […]

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Banjos and Russian grammar: Tips from polar explorers for surviving months of isolation

Due to Antarctica’s extreme winter, which includes four months of total darkness, polar explorers endured intense confinement in close quarters for long periods of time. American pioneer Richard Byrd explained, “little things … have the power to drive even the most disciplined … to the edge of insanity. The ones who survive with a measure of happiness are those who […]

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Expert offers social distancing tips for COVID-19 outbreak

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread into more American communities, public health officials are asking individuals to practice social distancing to slow the spread of the pandemic. Universities and businesses have been instructed to support social distancing by allowing for remote classes, telecommuting and paid sick leave wherever possible. A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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8 tips on what to tell your kids about coronavirus

As the number of new cases of coronavirus infection continue to rise the impact is now being felt in schools in Australia. At least four closed due to students and a staff member testing positive for the virus. Most international travel by Queensland students is also banned. It’s therefore important for parents to be there for their children to ease […]

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Experts' tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings

Always food shop on a full tummy: Experts give their top tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings – and recommend some tiny lifestyle changes that can soothe irritated skin conditions In the final 20 of our series of 100 health secrets to transform your life, leading dermatologists recommend the tiny changes you can make to soothe […]

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