#Find Your Tribe – Opportunity in Crisis
Hi everybody, I’m Maggie O’Connor at Breakthrough MFT, helping you reach your ‘breakthrough moment.’
You can see some other videos I’ve already done on coronavirus, anxiety and #FindYourTribe at BreakthroughMFT.com/blog .
Today what I want to talk about is that one thing that I’m really happy about in this crisis is that everybody seems to understand that we need to address the isolation; and we need to address all of the social norms that are being violated by this crisis! You know, there are a lot of things that you can do to stay emotionally and physically healthy. Google is full of resources, and I might do
another post on it if you’d like; but today what I really want to talk about is why it’s so important for us to remain healthy.
Crisis is an amplifier for whatever else you already have going on and you combine that with the isolation which takes away the distractions and obligations that usually keep the distance from whatever bothers you, or excites you. We go more toward those anxieties or things that bother us or we go more towards the things that excite us and make us happy! That’s why there’s an uptick in divorces and pregnancies during times like this!
There’s an opportunity in this crisis. An opportunity for greater connection with the people around you and with yourself!
Also, there’s another little opportunity here – you know how you say you don’t have time for therapy? Well, a lot of therapists are going online with great success, so as you come up against the parts of yourself or the parts of your relationships that you just can’t distract from right now, I’d really encourage you to consider going toward that piece of the crisis as an opportunity to actually resolve something!
I think we are stronger together. We are better together; and when these connections start to feel a little warped we can get really depressed about it. So if you find yourself on the ‘divorces’ side and not so much on the ‘pregnancies’ side of things, give us a call here at Breakthrough MFT.
We are here for you. Or, if you’re not local to Westchester, NY, you can certainly reach out to a therapist in your location. I encourage you to take good care of yourself and the people around you. #FindYourTribe and stick with them.
I’m Maggie O’Connor at Breakthrough MFT, hoping this helps you to ‘break on through.’