How Forced Isolation Makes Your Life Miserable

>> Asking the hard questions about quality of life and cost <<

Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND
4 min readApr 28, 2020

During these times, we all are more or less forced to self-isolate or are being quarantined.

This is supposed to be to save lives, but really — does it?

In this article, I want to ask some provocative questions to help you think about the real consequences of the government-reaction to #COVID19 Coronavirus.

The isolation and physical distancing rules may reduce the spread of infections, but they — and the ensuing economic downturn — certainly spreads fear, anxiety, worry and depression, mental and financial.

Science supports the fact that living isolated from other human being affects your quality of life negatively — and this can lead to mental health issues up to depression, anxiety and even suicide.

On top of this, due to forced business closures and a worldwide downturn of the economy, many people are tumbling into financial ruin — a second reason for mental health…



Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND

German-trained physician, Brain & Mental Health Professional, Educator and Coach; Helping Rising Stars to Sparkle —