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In the Media | 12.31.20

Dr. Vannucci Provides Self-Care Strategies for the New Year in HuffPost

Marla Vannucci, Ph.D., Chicago Campus Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) was recently interviewed by HuffPost. Dr. Vannucci discussed the reality that drastic change in 2021 will not come in a short time frame, like many are hoping it will. She also provides coping strategies as we continue to face the uncertainty of the new year.

Dr. Vannucci recommends practicing mindfulness by participating in activities that take your full attention, like binge-watching shows, reading, cooking, or knitting. “Anything that engages you so that you don’t notice time passing is a flow activity,” she said.

Read more in the HuffPost article, “A Gentle Reminder That 2021 Isn’t Going To Be A Magical Cure for 2020,” and in the Adler University story, “Turning the Challenges of 2020 into Opportunities for Change.”

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