Some Tips to Bring Stability Back to Our Brains
Considering that the Covid-related strains on our lives aren’t going away in the near-term, what can we do to feel less scattered? . . . Inger Burnett-Zeigler, a clinical psychologist and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University, said that we should be assessing all of our responsibilities, and seeing if there is anything at all we can take off our plates. “A lot is being demanded of us,” she said — and it’s not sustainable. Dr. Burnett-Zeigler also recommended we try to avoid multitasking as much as possible: Keep one window open at a time on your computer, and resist the urge to toggle between work and signing your kid up for camp at the same time. “Attending to one thing for each moment can help to improve your ability to store information,” she said.