By Dr. Laura Howe-Martin and Dr. Brittany Hall, Psychologists, UT Southwestern’s Moncrief Cancer Institute
You have likely seen or heard of many ways people are learning to cope with the uncertainty and social isolation associated with the current pandemic. Many are facing financial insecurity and/or continue to show up for work each day in essential jobs, despite the risks. Others are struggling with chronic social isolation and find themselves doing a host of things, like making homemade bread, doing Pilates in the living room, and creating TikTok videos (and video fails!).