Why is uncertainty so stressful?

Stress caused by uncertainty can be paralyzing. The information we are getting about the coronavirus seems to be changing by the hour — creating unprecedented uncertainty. There is a good reason your nerves are jangled, or you are feeling unsettled or anxious. Uncertainty is perceived as unsafe and potentially painful. Whether the situation is predictably…

Stress, Uncertainty, and the Coronavirus Podcast

There is a reason you feel unsettled by the uncertainty around COVID19 Our brains like a predictable environment and right about now things seem very unpredictable.  As we all adapt to working from home and navigating close quarters, it is important to remember that uncertainty is inherently stressful.  We are built to view uncertainty as…

COVID19 Resources

Conflicting information about the coronavirus is causing stress! Here are some trusted resources to keep you informed.  I’ll be updating them regularly. Why hand washing works: Coronavirus resources from StopAfib Society for Human Resource Management COVID19 Resources American Heart Association Coronavirus Resources Washington Post Corona Simulator The Hammer and the Dance WHO Mental Health Considerations…