The Emotional Response to Terror: 6 Ways of Coping

Posted by Angela Cantwell, MSN on Sep 21, 2016 1:21:17 PM

In light of the terror attacks that have recently occurred, Angela Cantwell, MSN, clinical director for Nursing for Behavioral Health for Einstein Healthcare Network, offers these tips for staying calm and moving forward: 

It’s natural for people to feel afraid, outraged, sad, helpless, guilty, or insecure immediately following a traumatic event such as a terrorist attack.

People may have an emotional response that’s accompanied by physical responses, such as an upset stomach, feeling like you may cry at any moment, feeling nervous, having a rapid heart rate or breathing, or feeling dizzy or faint.  

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Powerball: How Not to Let It All Go to Your Head

Posted by Perspectives Blog Team on Jan 13, 2016 12:22:20 PM

The drawing for the Powerball jackpot lottery is tonight at 10:59 p.m., with the jackpot estimated to be $1.3 billion. The odds of winning the largest prize in U.S. lottery history are 1 in 292.2 million! With so much Powerball frenzy, Einstein’s Angela Cantwell, Clinical Director of Nursing for Einstein Behavioral Health, offers these tips.

  • Be realistic in what you can afford to spend on tickets.  Try not to spend money on tickets that you need for household expenses. You’ll not only be disappointed when you don't win, but you may also have guilt over spending money on tickets you couldn’t afford.
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Topics: Behavioral Health

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