Total Brain Blog

Did the pandemic give you social anxiety?

When March 2020 rolled around, every social aspect of our lives changed practically overnight: grocery stores became fear-inducing, birthday parties moved to Zoom, and weddings ...
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The 4 Things Most Likely Affecting Your Brain Function

Where did I put my keys? What was that woman’s name again? Why am I so tired lately? Did I just read the same paragraph three times?
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How HR Can Reduce Employee Anxiety About Going Back to Work

"Re-entry anxiety" sounds like it's reserved for a NASA mission, but it isn't.
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Overcome Mental Health Challenges to Thrive in a Post-COVID-19 Environment

During the past year, drastic changes across the globe have influenced how we live our daily lives. Many of us have had to adapt to working from home, have experienced the ...
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This is the face of stress and anxiety.

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Four years ago I am not sure I would have paid much attention but I probably should have for the 40+ years prior. Since then, I have spent ...
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This is the face of anxiety.

I was born into a close-knit Italian American family. I grew up in a household with two loving parents, a younger brother and my maternal grandmother. At a very young age, I ...
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Watching Mental Health in Transition

After a tumultuous 2020, the beginning of 2021 brought a small sense of relief, and several mental health capacities returned to pre-pandemic levels as a result. However, we ...
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How — and Why — to Bring Meditation Therapy Into Your Practice

In Buddhism, meditation is often described as a tool for taming "the monkey mind" — the human brain’s proclivity for bouncing from thought to thought. Most of these thoughts ...
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