Entries by Tanya

DEPRESSION. IT’S NOT IN YOUR HEAD, IT’S IN YOUR HORMONES

DEPRESSED? WHO’S DEPRESSED? Let’s see…Covid-19, the economy, isolation, protests, no concerts, no big gatherings, no real fun and to make it all worse…no hugs. Ugh. Who wouldn’t be depressed. Anxious. Sad. Even hopeless. People reporting symptoms of depression, anxiety and fear are well above historical norms. Understandable; it’s called life.  But as things begin to […]

WEIGHT GAIN; BLAME YOUR HORMONES

If ever there was a time that created a collective weight gain panic, this is it. For weeks we were sheltered inside trying to get through day after day of feelings including panic, loneliness, sadness, and boredom, amongst others. Zoom saw a boom in bodies sheltered under sweats and jammies. From March 8-March 15, online […]

HORMONE STRESS STRESSING YOU OUT?

YOU CAN’T WASH YOUR HAND OF IT Social distance. Wear masks. Wash hands. Like all the time. Months into the coronavirus pandemic, we get daily doses of drama, isolation, boredom and stress. An ABC News/Washington Post survey found that 70 percent of people were experiencing stress as a result of the new coronavirus outbreak. But before […]