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Shawn Foucher

Shawn Foucher is a lifelong Midwesterner firmly anchored to all the wonders of the Great Lakes region. He has worked in the media and communication industry for 15 years, mainly as a newsman — reporter and editor — covering education, government, health care, business and current events. He also has experience in photography, graphic design and marketing. Shawn is the dad of two young daughters, Lilah and Ella, and husband to wife, Amy. If he’s not on some new adventure with his girls, he’s probably hiding someplace quiet with a good book.

Shawn Foucher

Posts from Shawn Foucher

COVID-19: Take time to disengage

Psychologists share their 5 top tips for nurturing your mental health and giving yourself grace.

Time to wrangle your worries?

When reality paints a grim picture, try these 5 psych tricks to re-color your canvas.

A port in the storm

Folks around you getting amped up? A few helpful tactics might ease those tense exchanges. 

Untether with 5 easy exercises

Sitting at your computer for hours on end is a sure path to pain. Step away with some simple, weight-free activities.

«La mascarilla es la única manera de lograrlo»

Puede ayudar a proteger a los más vulnerables de enfermedades, según los especialistas en enfermedades infecciosas.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

‘A mask is the way to do this’

It can help protect the most vulnerable from sickness, infectious disease specialists say.

The safer summer social

Planning a visit with family and friends? A few precautions can lower your exposure to viruses.

Bridle your back-to-the-office angst

Experts share psych tips for feeling in control and calm as you prepare to return to the office.

Anxious or depressed?

A psychotherapist offers advice for those setting out on their search for help.

Stop the runaway weight train

Life during the pandemic has thrown a wrench in diets and exercise regimens. Here's how to get things back on track.

Guard against loneliness

If you’re feeling isolated or know someone who is, take steps to connect.