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Valentine’s Day in the Pandemic: Managing the Specter of Loneliness

As Valentine’s Day nears, many of my single friends and clients share their anxiety and loneliness with me. For many single people, self-esteem hits the rails around this time of year. “Why don’t I have someone in my life?” becomes the question du jour. Around Valentine’s Day, our thoughts tend to erroneously focus only on the intimate […]

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Have You Been Feeling More Alone than You Did Before the Pandemic? This video can help.

Loneliness is not the same as depression, and knowing the difference is paramount in enabling us to thrive through these difficult times. Watch this video, “How to Be Lonely Without Becoming Depressed” for more insight from Dr. Silard.

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How to Be Lonely Without Becoming Depressed, Part 1

Watch some wonderful insight here from Dr. Anthony Silard: How to Be Lonely Without Becoming Depressed.

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Developing the Relationships We Need to Make it Through the Pandemic

Relationships are under siege. Loneliness is skyrocketing to record proportions. Over 3 in 5 Americans were lonely in January of last year, before the pandemic and its accompanying lockdowns turned our attempts to create any semblance of a social life upside down.   Also before the quarantines, our average number of close friends whom we could talk with about […]

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Developing Relationships in Challenging Times

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead.  Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow.  Just walk beside me and be my friend.  – Albert Camus   It is a difficult time to develop new relationships. Anxiety has skyrocketed during the pandemic. Political divisions are tearing the country asunder and sowing distrust. Carefree virus spreaders are routinely […]

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Check-out our latest video from The Art of Living Free series | Covid-19: The Second Social Distancing Threat to Our Way of Life in Thirteen Years

The coronavirus is the second threat to our way of life to result in unprecedented social distancing in the past thirteen years. The first, which appeared in 2007, is the smartphone. Watch Dr. Silard delve into this topic here.

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Join us for a special webinar this Wednesday: “How to Be Anxious without Becoming Depressed”

Register here today. Donations welcome: socialleaders.org/give We look forward to sharing this special event with you! Please help spread the word with others who would benefit from this.

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New Video from The Art of Living Free

We’re excited to share our latest video in our series from The Art of Living Free! Join Anthony Silard, Ph.D. in exploring “Have You Ever Experienced a Non-Pandemic Day?” youtu.be/l–1OAYDod4

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Balancing Two Pandemics: Develop Golden-Mean Strategies to Effectively Navigate Our Current Times

I see so many people suffering, and it breaks my heart. I hear it everywhere around me in the voices of my family members, friends, (Zoom) leadership conference participants, coworkers, and students. I notice this suffering easily because it also exists inside of me.  We are collectively suffering from two pandemics: a physical health pandemic and a mental health pandemic. The mental health pandemic […]

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5 Reasons We’ve Become Filled with Anxiety

According to a CDC survey released last month, anxiety levels in the US are, on average, three times higher than they were a year ago. To understand on a deeper level the roots of our anxiety in the current situation, let’s consider the uncertainty that has surged over the past six months in five distinct areas of our lives.   The Sources […]

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