Tag Archives: pandemic

On Staying Sane: “The Anxiety of Getting Back to Life, Anxiety Part 2”

With much of the world coming out of the dark of the pandemic, anxiety abounds.  Students are worrying about being social again, whether their bodies are healthy, and whether they’ve fallen behind in academics.  It’s a lot.  Dr. Denise talks about what she’s seeing in her medical practice.  From tummy aches to head aches in […]

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On Staying Sane: “Worried. And Not Alone”

On Staying Sane:  “Worried.  And Not Alone” Your heart is racing, your palms are sweating, your mouth has gone dry — it’s anxiety and it can be crippling.  Dr. Denise opens up to share the anxiety she’s been feeling this week and how it’s one of the most common health challenges for children, teenagers and […]

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On Staying Sane… Our Reality

This show is INSPIRED by Feeling Overwhelmed while reading the AMA Morning Rounds email about the pandemic upon awakening this morning: Leading the News U.S. reports more than 1M new COVID-19 infections The Wall Street Journal (1/4, Hoyle, Subscription Publication) reports the U.S. reported more than one million new COVID-19 cases on Monday as states cleared backlogs due […]

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Happy 2021 Ascension IN Motion!

Riding the wave of this pandemic is moment to moment for ALL of US. Let’s be real, vulnerable and raw together. Someone I care about was diagnosed with Covid-19 just after the strike of midnight entering into 2021.  I found out while we were wishing each other HAPPY NEW YEAR on the phone as their […]

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Stay Connected with Sentiment!

Julia and Maddy created Sentiment back in March, after seeing how the pandemic was negatively affecting mental health. They realized that lots of people were having a hard time checking in on themselves regularly, and though this was worsened by the pandemic, it was not a new phenomenon. So, they created Sentiment: a texting community […]

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WE are in this PANDEMIC together!

Dr. Best and I had an intense week with patients, e-learning, and want you to know that WE are in this pandemic TOGETHER! Listen to our “spontaneous” show recorded after a day of professional and personal emergencies:   https://media.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/content.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/recording-1_postproductions_2020-09-13-t08-56-57am-final-mix.mp3

Pandemic Mental Health Crisis and How To Stay Calm with Michel Pascal

The World Health Organization estimates that each year approximately one million people a year die from suicide.  With the unemployment rate sky rocketing, civil unrest and covid-19 on the rise again I can tell you that my patients are experiencing stress, depression, anxiety, and addiction to the point many are struggling with suicidal ideation. News […]

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SUMMER IS COMING….During a PANDEMIC!

Since the pandemic hit many of us have trouble knowing what day or time it is. All the days have the feeling of the movie “Ground Hog Day.” If you have not seen the movie it is essentially about the same day over and over again with slight variation. Let’s face it ~ summer is […]

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The Pandemic Robe Tweet!

You never know when a post will catch someone’s attention. I tweeted about my “pandemic robe” on social media which landed an interview in the New York Times Style section today! Article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/25/style/robes-pajamas-slippers-working-from-home.html It was an honor being interviewed by Dr.Elizabeth Yuko, a freelance writer and bioethicist. She and I could not believe that […]

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Pandemic Quarantine Crew, Dating, & Relationships with Mikah Maly-Karros LMFT

Mikah Maly-Karros is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Beverly Hills and Redondo Beach and has an out of the box and fresh perspective that she brings to her teen and millennial clients. Mikah and I get real about dating, relationships, and picking your quarantine crew carefully. Listen here: https://media.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/content.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/recording-1_postproductions_2020-04-24-t08-00-48am-final-mix.mp3