Whether your clients have been furloughed or are working overtime (on the front line and/or at home), it’s likely that their sleep schedule and habits have been affected by the global pandemic. Stress and anxiety may also be taking a toll on their sleep.
In the current pandemic, keeping your immune system strong is extremely important. In a free e-booklet, How to Strengthen Your Inner Shield, physician and author Cynthia Li, MD, offers key science-based strategies, beyond physical distancing and hygiene measures, for building up what she calls your “inner shield.”
Grief is a complex issue to treat. The practice of mindfulness meditation can give the client a greater sense of awareness and well-being in a grieving client’s waking life, but trouble sleeping due to disturbing dreams is a common symptom that can take a toll on her emotional and physical reserves.