With many people staying at home due to coronavirus, our apartments and houses have become work spaces, classrooms, gyms. If you’re homebound with your family and/or partner all the time, that could be stressful. We talk to a psychologist about maximizing your mental health and happiness at home. Also: tips on fighting loneliness if you’re living by yourself.
Mental health at home
From this Episode:
With 3 million Americans out of work, will $2 trillion stimulus package be enough?
More than 3 million people filed for unemployment last week. The Senate has unanimously passed the $2 trillion stimulus bill. The House is expected to approve it on Friday.
7 min, 37 sec
2 Southern California doctors work to get more ventilators where they’re needed
One of the deadliest aspects of coronavirus is how it attacks the lungs. That’s why ventilators are so important. Manufacturers are struggling to meet the demand amid the...
10 min, 11 sec
One step at a time: Fighting loneliness during coronavirus social isolation
Rebecca Gutierrez, PsyD, works at a suicide prevention center in Culver City. She says anxiety and stress are normal when life is uncertain, but feelings of isolation can be...
6 min, 38 sec
More conflict but more sex: Relationship advice for couples living together amid coronavirus
Many people are staying home to curb the spread of coronavirus. We’re working, exercising, educating little ones, and caring for our partners and other family members –...
8 min, 32 sec
How to make lemon yogurt cake at home
Dine-in restaurants have been closed for almost two weeks now. Some of us might need inspiration in the kitchen. We get help from Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW’s Good Food.
6 min, 30 sec