Clinical psychologist Dr Daphne de Marneffe, PhD. drops in to share strategies, tools and coping mechanisms to help you thrive both personally and in your relationships during the COVID 19 pandemic.

On this episode

Why all of our anxieties are magnified during the pandemic and coping strategies you can use to find relief.

How to be gentle on yourself during this global rough patch by expecting less of yourself.

Why you are so exhausted at the end of the day, but can’t figure out why.

How to turn off your internal critic.

The biggest mistake people make when they go to couples therapy.

4 Steps to tuning up your relationship and staying connected during the pandemic.

The importance of sharing feelings and solving problems in relationships.

How to know when to listen and when to problem solve.

The golden question every man should ask in a relationship: What do you need from me right now?

The truth about successful long-term relationships is that almost every day there is some kind of misunderstanding.

Tips for single people during the pandemic.

The difficulty of isolation – and how to deal with it during the pandemic.

Routines to keep you grounded during all times.

Discipline versus self-love when it comes to motivation.

The importance of acknowledging the impact of your everyday regular problems that continue even during a pandemic.

Links from the Show

Daphne De Marneffe, PhD website

The Rough Patch: Marriage and the Art of Living Together by Daphne de Marneffe, PhD