Gratitude in the time of COVID-19

Dr. Olga Lavalle is registered as a Clinical Psychologist and shares this advice in the attached artice.

“As the COVID-19 rollercoaster continues to hurtle along, and with much of the country in lockdown, it feels like a good time to talk about the importance of gratitude for our mental health.

Taking time to be consciously grateful of the good things in our lives is an important part of building resilience. It gives us space to reflect on the good things, and to get perspective on our struggles.

Carving out space to give thanks has been part of our society for centuries – from giving thanks for the food on our tables each night, to more official occasions such as Thanksgiving in the US. There’s a reason giving thanks has been encouraged throughout history.”

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