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Dr. Eva Ritvo

Oscar Night: Two Steps Forward and One Step Back

Oscar Night: Two Steps Forward and One Step Back

Will Smith slapping Chris Rock was shocking. I am glad that everyone is thinking and talking about it as there is much to learn about how we manage our hurt and anger.

From the Pandemic to Ukraine:  It’s OK Not to Feel OK

From the Pandemic to Ukraine: It’s OK Not to Feel OK

Tragically, our sympathetic nervous systems, responsible for our “fight or flight” responses, are once again in overdrive.

Boost Your Brain with a Museum Visit

Boost Your Brain with a Museum Visit

A new study conducted by Art Fund in the UK showed that 1-2 hours of leisure activity daily significantly reduced stress and added to one’s sense of purpose and meaning in life.

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Albert Einstein said, “In the midst of every crisis lies great opportunity.” Instead of focusing on what I want to change next year, I decided to reflect on what I accomplished last year as a way to lift my own mood and spark hope for the future.

Exercise Makes You Smarter During the Holidays and Always

Exercise Makes You Smarter During the Holidays and Always

If you do one thing during the holidays, it should be this: get up and move!

Challenges as Life Resumes

Challenges as Life Resumes

Interacting with family or friends that you haven’t seen in over a year can be tricky. Many relationships were strained or cut off during quarantine. 

Time to Change Your Brain

Time to Change Your Brain

FOGO (Fear of Going Out)

FOGO (Fear of Going Out)

Talk with your closest friends and see how they are choosing to resume activities. You are not alone in experiencing FOGO. 

Bouncing Back in Spring in Beverly Hills

Bouncing Back in Spring in Beverly Hills

We are innately wired to adapt to adversity. Humans are naturally resilient. 

Vaccine FOMO

Vaccine FOMO

Remind yourself that “this too shall pass.”  Summer will come and access will become easier and easier with each passing week. Everyone will have access to the vaccines and gradually life will resume for all of us. The 1918 pandemic passed in two years without a vaccine and ushered in the roaring 20’s.  Better times are ahead! Do your best to stay positive and safe.  

Hope and Resilience in 2021

Hope and Resilience in 2021

Emotional Balance: Anxiety and depression were easy to fall into in 2020. But as we emerge, the pendulum will swing the other way. We must actively focus on positive emotions such as joy, gratitude, and optimism.

Peace, Love and Holiday Wishes

Peace, Love and Holiday Wishes

This holiday season will present us with a unique opportunity to find cheer in new places.

A Crisis of Anger

A Crisis of Anger

Tips for Coping During the COVID-19 Crisis

Tips for Coping During the COVID-19 Crisis

Our Brains on Coronavirus

Our Brains on Coronavirus

Happy Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, and Palentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, and Palentine’s Day

New Year’s Resolutions and Our “Lazy” Brain

New Year’s Resolutions and Our “Lazy” Brain

Reflections for a New Decade and Beyond

Reflections for a New Decade and Beyond

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

COURIER COLUMNIST Eva Ritvo, MD on Sleep

COURIER COLUMNIST Eva Ritvo, MD on Sleep

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