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Coronavirus Lockdown Is Taking A Toll On Mental Health, Especially Among Women, Study Finds | Alice G. Walton, Senior Contributor

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(Alice G. Walton, Senior Contributor, Forbes) The pandemic has reached its tentacles into just about every area of life at this point. Far from wreaking just medical havoc, it’s also affected many other realms—the economy, likely for some time to come, and mental health, as many have felt already. For those who have lost their jobs, the psychological devastation is obvious. For those who are simply stuck indoors, the effects may be less severe, but not insignificant—particularly if mental health…

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Coronavirus Career Advice: 27 Best Work From Home And Remote Jobs | Laura Begley Bloom

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(Laura Begley Bloom, Forbes.com) Even before the coronavirus pandemic hit, the remote job market was on the rise, with more and more workers seeking out flexible arrangements that allow them to work from home or travel the globe. According to a report done by FlexJobs—an online service for telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time and freelance jobs—there has been a spike in the amount of people doing remote work in the U.S., and wanting to travel is one of the top reasons why people say they work…

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What a coronavirus quarantine does to your body and brain, and how to cope | Business Insider

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As communities across the US experience outbreaks of the novel coronavirus, people who are infected or exposed are being quarantined, and others are being told or required to stay home. While these practices save lives, they may come with uncomfortable, even devastating, mental health effects. Here's what happens to your body and brain when you're quarantined, and how to cope. …

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Coronavirus: How to Look After Your Mental Health During Lockdown | NATASHA DEVON

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(NATASHA DEVON, Graziadaily) As I type, a highly infectious virus threatens to kill a significant proportion of the population unless we successfully curb its spread through self-isolation and some idiots are still refusing to quarantine themselves, arguing that it contravenes their ‘rights’. Frankly, if you don’t feel anxious right now it’s because you aren’t paying attention. While feelings of stress and anxiety are a completely normal response to our unusual and unprecedented circumstances, it’s important we try and curb the…

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Quarantine has a serious impact on mental health. Here’s how to support yourself and others | Olivia Goldhill

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(Olivia Goldhill, Quartz) Earlier this week, I went through a process that will soon become commonplace: I quarantined myself. After going to a large journalism conference where someone later tested positive for coronavirus, it seemed like the prudent thing to do. The process is increasingly normal and medically endorsed; it’s already clear that limiting social contact is absolutely the best way to reduce the spread of coronavirus. But that doesn’t make it easy. Before shaming others for going to the park or labeling staying…

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