Make the Ordinary Come Alive

Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives.Such striving may seem admirable,but it is a way of foolishness.Help them instead to find the wonderand the marvel of an ordinary life.Show them the joy of tastingtomatoes, apples, and pears.Show them how to crywhen pets and people die.Show them the infinite pleasurein the touch ofContinue reading “Make the Ordinary Come Alive”

How to Reduce Anxiety Quickly

A quick set of tools from Psych Central, an independent mental health information and news website. Psych Central is overseen by mental health professionals who create and oversee all the content published on the site. The site was created in 1995. Wikipedia https://psychcentral.com/anxiety/how-to-reduce-anxiety-quickly “Psych Central.com is the leading mental health and psychology network today, reachingContinue reading “How to Reduce Anxiety Quickly”

Stress and Anxiety Apps

PTSD Coach Online. The VA has developed free tools available to anyone in the general public who is struggling with Anxiety and Stress. If you are in healthcare and have been dealing with Covid-19 for the last 2 years … you have experienced both Trauma and Stress on an intense level. Don’t be put offContinue reading “Stress and Anxiety Apps”

All Grief during Covid is Traumatic

When healthcare professionals lose a patient there will be grief and all the complexities that grief entails: anger, sadness, guilt, overwhelm, even relief. If these reactions are not expressed, shared, or released in some way they will eat away at your stomach, your self-esteem, your energy, your overall health, your sleep, your peace of mind…Continue reading “All Grief during Covid is Traumatic”

Everyone has a story

When someone shares their grief and pain with us we should not take it as an opportunity to share ours. The problem is, that is the default response most of us have in our conversations. We wait for the tiniest of pauses while the other person takes a breath and we jump in with ourContinue reading “Everyone has a story”