How to Cope With Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Are you unsure how to cope with loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic? You could be self-isolating because you’ve caught the infection, but there are many other reasons why you’ve elected to stay indoors.   Whether you are quarantined due to suspected exposure, staying home because you are in a high-risk category, or at home to help prevent the spread[…]

The Greater Good | A Guide to Well-Being During COVID-19

Practices, resources, and articles for individuals, parents, and educators facing COVID-19. At Greater Good, our mission is to share scientific research that can help promote a happier, more compassionate society. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we’re committed to bringing you stories, tips, and tools for these uncertain times in our global community.   We’ll continue to[…]

Stocking Your Food Pantry During Coronavirus

During the recent coronavirus pandemic, you and your family’s safety comes first. While many of us are still able to get to the grocery store to restock on fresh produce, it’s not a bad idea to stock up on nonperishable items as a precautionary measure, especially as more of us are spending more time indoors.   The[…]

How to Cope with Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever Symptoms and Coping Skills Cabin fever is a popular term for a relatively common reaction to being isolated in a building for a period of time. Some experts believe that cabin fever is a sort of syndrome, while others feel that it is linked to such disorders as seasonal affective disorder and claustrophobia. Cabin[…]

How School Closures Can Strengthen Your Family

Here are three ways to cope if your kid’s school closes.   It’s chilly outside, but a summer—of sorts—has started in my household this week. My two college students and two high schoolers are home from school for the foreseeable future. There is both excitement about lengthened spring breaks (one high schooler) and real sadness[…]

Coronavirus | COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus | COVID19 Since the first critical updates of the COVID-19 coronavirus were released to the public, we have been actively monitoring the situation and providing updates through the live News Alert on your website. With reports of new cases developing in the United States and the indication that community spread of COVID-19 is now[…]

Gone Phishing

Don’t Take the Bait Phishing attacks are fraudulent email messages appearing to come from a legitimate source (e.g., your supervisor, HR, or your bank). These messages include links pointed to fake websites, or allow malicious programs to run in the background of your computer, in an attempt to collect private information.   It is impossible[…]

Don’t Forget to Secure Your Mobile Devices

Smartphones and tablet computers are convenient tools to mobile workers, but they introduce a ton of security risks. Here are some do’s and don’ts to ensure you stay safe as possible while using these devices:   DO configure your devices securely. That means enabling auto-lock with an unlock password, creating a strong complex password, disabling[…]

First Aid Essentials for Car or Purse

Tweezers Tweezers are an essential part of any first aid kit, particularly if you enjoy hiking or other outdoor activities. The safest way to remove a splinter or a tick is with a clean pair of tweezers. Disinfect the tweezers with alcohol well before and after each use.   Hydrocortisone Cream For itchy bites, consider[…]