Let’s not allow uncertainty to cast pall over promising season for Bills

Right now it’s hard to ignore the many times ‘friends’ bleated at me over the years that the Bills will win a championship only when hell freezes over. Although hell hasn’t frozen over at the moment, it does feel like Continue reading Let’s not allow uncertainty to cast pall over promising season for Bills

Navigating Uncertainty of Upcoming NFL Season

The 2020 NFL Draft certainly was a weird one as we watched general managers of our favorite teams pick players, mostly from the comfort of their respective homes. Not surprisingly, Brandon Beane was set up like the Wizard of Oz… Continue reading Navigating Uncertainty of Upcoming NFL Season

COVID-19: ‘Mental exercise’ very important during times of extreme stress

Most of us acknowledge the importance of physical exercise when we are under a significant amount of stress. It reduces anxiety by focusing the body’s attention away from continuously triggering your stress response and its horrible effects. Through physical exercise Continue reading COVID-19: ‘Mental exercise’ very important during times of extreme stress

Mental health challenges during a pandemic

Now more than ever we need to consider how social distancing will impact our mental health over the next few months. For those of you who don’t know, I’m a retired oncology nurse and psychotherapist. As Editor-in-Chief of the billsmafia.com Continue reading Mental health challenges during a pandemic

COVID-19: Why people behave differently during times of crisis

Even though the stress response is the same from a physiological perspective from person to person, what triggers the stress response and how we react to a crisis behaviorally is highly variable. It’s important to understand WHY people respond the Continue reading COVID-19: Why people behave differently during times of crisis