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”
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”
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”
Separating Sleep Time From Screen Time Ensuring that screens don’t stifle your ability to get enough high-quality sleep is easy, but requires planning. The Sleep Foundation offers the following tips: Create a technology-free bedroom. Decrease your screen time during the day and the night. Don’t work in bed. Avoid looking at screens two to threeContinue reading “Getting better sleep”
You deserve to TAKE a break. Check in with yourself between tasks. Ask yourself, How am I doing? Am I focused and grounded? What do I need? Then take a Moment.
You’ve been impatient – even if it felt like they deserved it you don’t feel good about it. You let your feelings out – which can be a good thing, in general, because if you don’t some part of you is going to break. But was it the best way to express them or theContinue reading “You’re not perfect”