What We’re Reading – May 2020

Staying informed can feel like a full-time job as we all settle into our new normal. And if you’re like us, you may be running out of ways to keep yourself entertained. Take a little break from the headlines and dig into the most interesting articles we read this month.

This is what we’re reading —


17 mental health quotes to help you through tough times 

April 29, 2020
Good Housekeeping

WWR SimplePractice Mental HealthRemember, the storm will pass.

2 minute read

These 6 resources are offering free help and funds for small businesses

May 4, 2020
CNN Business

These resources and initiatives are designed to help with applying for financial aid and how best to survive this economic downturn. They provide wide-ranging lists of grants and loans from the private and public sectors, and provide small business owners with one-on-one consultations, tools, and other support.

5 minute read

A chiropractor’s guide to better posture while working from home

April 6, 2020

WWR SimplePractice Better PostureSports chiropractor for Team USA, Alexandra Duma, D.C., DACBSP, gives us a few tips to help minimize the toll on our bodies working from home can have.

7 minute read

The pearl: A love letter to Los Angeles

April 24, 2020

SimplePractice Gillian Wu Short StorySimplePractice’s own Gillian Wu publishes her debut short story about finding luck where you’d least expect it. 

8 minute read

Here’s what happens in your brain when you’re with your partner all the time

May 4, 2020
Elite Daily

WWR SimplePractice Brain RewireCOVID-19 has created a situation in which partners are spending more time together than normal. This actually can impact the way couple’s brains work.

9 minute read

How the Met Opera is throwing a gala concert with smartphones

April 23, 2020
New York Times 

WWR SimplePractice Opera ConcertWith the Met closed to the public, its administrative staff has been busy these past two weeks with an emergency fundraising campaign called At-Home Gala. The event can be streamed on metopera.org.

10 minute read 

8 self-care tips from wildly successful entrepreneurs

February 4, 2019

WWR SimplePractice Entrepreneur TipsEntrepreneurs and small business owners are often the worst at knowing when to slow down and focus on taking care of themselves. Use this time to step back and reflect on ways to do better by you.

11 minute read

How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School

National Research Council

Experts are more likely to recognize meaningful patterns of information than novices. This applies to all domains including chess, electronics, mathematics, or classroom teaching.

45 minute read

The Great Alone

Fiction novel written by Kristin Hannah 

WWR SimplePractice Recommended Novel

“In this unforgettable portrait of human frailty and resilience, Kristin Hannah reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska―a place of incomparable beauty and danger.”

573 pages

Like these suggestions? Check out what else we’ve been reading:

What We’re Reading – April 2020
What We’re Reading – March 2020
What We’re Reading – February 2020


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