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PresenceLearningEmployer Partner
Leading provider of live online special education related services

***Licensed School Psychologist needed in Nebraska and Ohio***

PresenceLearning is currently looking for a Licensed School Psychologist in Nebraska and Ohio. If you know of anyone that would be open to new opportunities or supplemental income please send them our way. We partner with K-12 school districts and our options are completely remote tele-therapy based. I am here to answer any questions and would be more than happy to jump on an information call. 

 

Oliver LubinTriad Team
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There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

The neglected middle child of mental health can dull your motivation and focus — and it may be the dominant emotion of 2021.

👉 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/19/well/mind/covid-mental-health-languishing.html

Fantastic article!

In the early, uncertain days of the pandemic, it’s likely that your brain’s threat detection system — called the amygdala — was on high alert for fight-or-flight. As you learned that masks helped protect us — but package-scrubbing didn’t — you probably developed routines that eased your sense of dread. But the pandemic has dragged on, and the acute state of anguish has given way to a chronic condition of languish.

In psychology, we think about mental health on a spectrum from depression to flourishing. Flourishing is the peak of well-being: You have a strong sense of meaning, mastery and mattering to others. Depression is the valley of ill-being: You feel despondent, drained and worthless.

Languishing is the neglected middle child of mental health. It’s the void between depression and flourishing — the absence of well-being. You don’t have symptoms of mental illness, but you’re not the picture of mental health either. You’re not functioning at full capacity. Languishing dulls your motivation, disrupts your ability to focus, and triples the odds that you’ll cut back on work. It appears to be more common than major depression — and in some ways it may be a bigger risk factor for mental illness.

 

How pandemic financial stress impacts mental health, and what we can do about it

Since coronavirus shuttered the world in the early months of 2020, the financial impact has taken a significant -- and often invisible -- toll. Mental health has gone awry for many during the pandemic, but these experiences are especially more acute among people who are economically less fortunate.

Click here to read more about this mental health toll, as well as affordable resources and coping mechanisms to help.

7 Ways Therapists Personally Deal With Burnout

Avoiding burnout has become nearly impossible. A lack of boundaries due to working from home, increased demands in our personal lives and endless uncertainty thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic have us feeling more depleted than ever. This results in sleep problems, loss of motivation and little energy, among many other issues. But it’s important to manage burnout in order to protect your overall well-being. So what do therapists do when they’re at the end of their rope? 

Click here to read about self-care methods that therapists can use when they’re drained or unmotivated.