Tag: pandemic

Post Traumatic Growth and Personal/Career Expectations Post COVID

By Randi Rotwein-Pivnick, M.A., LMFT, INC Last year we all felt the impact as our world changed before our eyes when COVID took control of our ‘freedom’ to come and go as we please, as well as robbing many of us of our securities (loss of jobs, incomes, homes, and unfortunately, for many, the loss of family members to the Virus). Many of us eventually figured out how to settle in, survive (and even thrive), and make the best of a very unpleasant and ever changing environment. Those fortunate to be able to work from home (instead of their typical ... Read more

Dealing With the Holiday Season During a Pandemic

Randi Rotwein-Pivnick, M.A., LMFT In my last post I mentioned that I had been working from home remotely since March and never imagined that the pandemic would have impacted our world as it has. Personally, I don’t know of anyone that has not been impacted negatively in some way or other from COVID-19, and with all the current uncertainty I doubt we will return to ‘normal’ (whatever that might look like), anytime soon. It is of utmost importance, to do what we need to do to stay safe, but we also need to make every effort possible to maintain some ... Read more