Navigating the Loss of a Loved One Amidst a Pandemic

By Stefanie Shimansky15 min read A simply put, but not simply experienced fact: There is no one “right” way to grieve. Similarly, there is no one “right” thing to say to someone who is grieving. Everyone grieves differently. And every person grieves every loss differently. In my 30 years of life, I’ve lost a lot. When I was 14, my perfectly healthy 18-year-old sister died … Continue reading Navigating the Loss of a Loved One Amidst a Pandemic

5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine

By Taylor Yingshi Wang4 min read Art has existed since mankind knew how to pick up sticks. In fact, recent evidence suggests that those first humans etched carvings into cave walls to psychologically prepare themselves for the arduous hunting journeys ahead. In more modern times, artist Adrian Hill coined the term ‘art therapy’ in 1942 as he realized the cathartic effects of painting while recovering … Continue reading 5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine

Creative Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day (and other occasions) During a Pandemic

By The BroglieBox Team 4 min read In a time of social distancing, holidays like Mother’s Day can pose many challenges. We asked some of our contributing writers and peers how they are planning to celebrate this year and to share an encouraging thought with families… What creative ways are you celebrating Mother’s Day this year?  I am going to say a social distancing hello … Continue reading Creative Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day (and other occasions) During a Pandemic

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How to Transition to Seeing Your Therapist Online

By Dr. Seth J. Gillihan, PhD. 8 min read Seeing a therapist used to imply being in the same room with them, but not any longer. Teleconferencing has made it possible to see a mental health professional from a distance. With recent requirements for social distancing, many therapists and clients have had to either pause their work or make other arrangements, including meeting by video … Continue reading How to Transition to Seeing Your Therapist Online

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3 Essential Health Practices when Sheltering in Place

By Tessie Tracy5 min read The past week has felt like a month. I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels this way. With news of COVID-19, the coronavirus, bombarding our everyday lives… our awareness has been heightened, which makes moments seem to pass slower. While this elevated sense of presence has bestowed many of us, it can also contribute to an increased sense … Continue reading 3 Essential Health Practices when Sheltering in Place