Part 5: Our Loss of Freedom

Welcome to Part 5 of the Lockdown Mental Health Series. If you missed Parts 1-4 you can find them here. Lots of people I talk to are getting increasingly frustrated with the extended lockdown, and no wonder. Just think about it – what do we do to punish people for really bad crimes? Or whatContinue reading “Part 5: Our Loss of Freedom”

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Part 4: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (and why it’s normal to not feel motivated just now)

Welcome to Part 4 of the Lockdown Mental Health Series. If you missed Parts 1, 2 or 3 you can find them here. Something I’ve heard over and over, both among clients, friends, family and read about on social media is people feeling guilty for not being more productive, not making the most of lockdownContinue reading “Part 4: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (and why it’s normal to not feel motivated just now)”

Part 3: The Five Stages of Covid-19 Grief

Welcome to Part 3 of the Lockdown Mental Health Series. If you missed Parts 1 and 2, you can find them here: Have you heard of the Five Stages of Grief by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler? Kubler-Ross and Kessler were working with terminally ill patients and found that they seemed to go through fiveContinue reading “Part 3: The Five Stages of Covid-19 Grief”