My Blog

Beginning Meditation Steps for the Quarantined

March 22, 2020
By Bryan Robinson

Five minutes of meditation during social distancing can offset stress.

During the era of the COVID-19 pandemic along with all the changes such as social distancing, anxiety is on the rise for many people. With social distancing, this is a great time to turn inward and practice mindfulness meditation to offset fear and panic. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, meditation has many mental and physical health benefits such as stress relief, lower blood pressure, and boosts in immune system.

Read my full post on Psychology Today’s website.

The Psychology Of Uncertainty: How To Cope With COVID-19 Anxiety

March 16, 2020
By Bryan Robinson

Preparation for the coronavirus outbreak is more than washing our hands; it’s not freaking out and keeping our minds in check, too. If you follow social media for any length of time, you might feel like going to bed and pulling the covers over your head. Minimizing the virus isn’t good preparation, but neither is overkill, overblown coverage and over-reactions. The key is to remain level-headed, sensible and avoid stressing yourself out. In some cases, panic due to the drastic changes and the unknown are traveling faster than the coronavirus itself.

Read my full post on Forbes.com.

15 Prescriptions for Happiness

February 9, 2020
By Bryan Robinson

There are days when unhappiness can take up residence in your head and cast a large shadow, darkening your happiness. You step out of the water you’ve been swimming in, hold your life at arm’s length, and get a clearer vision from the riverbank on how happiness has eluded you. This allows you to take stock in 15 essential prescriptions that, though difficult to put into practice, comprise the prescription for the happy life you seek.

Read my full post on Psychology Today’s website.