This is something I shared on my Facebook page months ago, but I thought it deserved a re-share since many states have gone back into lockdown. I wrote it with kids in mind, but the concepts apply to adults too.
When you never leave the house, the days can blur together. It’s tempting to park on the couch and not move for 14 hours, but this can grate on both your physical and mental health. Use this list to ensure you’re hitting all your basic needs every day!
Please don’t get down on yourself if you don’t hit every category every day! This is simply a guideline to help you get through this difficult time.
Dr. Amy Marschall received her Psy.D. from the University of Hartford in September 2015. She completed her internship at the National Psychology Training Consortium with specializations in assessment and rural mental health. Currently, she specializes in trauma-informed and neurodiversity-affirming care, and she is certified in telemental health. Dr. Marschall runs a private practice, RMH Therapy, where she provides individual and family therapy as well as psychological assessments across the lifespan.
Dr. Amy Marschall is an author and professional speaker.
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