Strategies for coping, reaching out to your community and being kind to yourself and others are just some ways to deal with the mental fallout of being in virtual lockdown.
It ain’t easy, and some days are surely better than others.
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Dealing with Mental Health in the time of Corona
On the latest edition of Over the Hump, we spoke to several guests to help us consider some of the more personal challenges associated with having our lives and lifestyles drastically altered by Covid-19. Health coach Paola Henderson, biochemist and wellness practitioner/teacher Fallon Lutchmansingh, mental health advocate Caroline Ravello and life coach Arnold Best joined us.
Over The Hump also following up on the first topic we addressed when we began this show four weeks ago, FOOD.
This week we saw the reopening of the food sector as part of Phase 1 in what’s sure to be a careful, lengthy recovery process.
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Dealing with Mental Health in the time of Corona
We were joined in conversation by Ria Ramoutar, owner of Lola’s in Newtown, Port of Spain; Namdevco CEO Nirmala Daviesingh-Persad and Gillian Goddard, an entrepreneur/homestead farmer/activist and one of the organisers of the Alliance of Rural Communities (ARC).

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