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Chronic stress in the pandemic: Why we feel this way and how to cope with it

Flip-flopping restrictions. New sub-variants. Never-ending uncertainty. These are the parameters that have defined our lives for two years. It’s normal to feel stressed out and unsafe nowadays, yet it does…

The key to happiness isn’t productivity

"For those of us for whom productivity is a lifestyle, it may be difficult to process that working from sunrise to sunset is no longer as viable as it once…

The difference between “physical” and “social” distancing

Experts are calling for a worldwide transition to using the term “physical distancing” to refer to COVID-19 public safety instructions rather than “social distancing,” which they argue can be misconstrued…

Top five hazmat suits for weathering COVID-19

With the ever-growing and changing threat of the coronavirus, just going outside to grab the mail can seem like a life-or-death situation. If you’re out of soap and hand sanitizer…

Maintaining good mental health in a pandemic

Things, to say the very least, are stressful at the moment. However, we’ve compiled some tips to help you maintain good mental health during the pandemic.

Lions, aliens, and Kardashians: The worst conspiracy theories about COVID-19

COVID-19 is spreading around the globe, and so is misinformation about the disease. But these conspiracy theories take misinformation to the next level by completely altering facts and ignoring scientific…
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Pandemic best practices: How to avoid unhelpful language and behavior around COVID-19

In the wake of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, cases of xenophobic behavior, racist language, and hate filled actions have skyrocketed. In light of this fact, here are some different ways…