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5 Self-Care Pillars for Helping Professionals

Today’s post is an interview with Ellen Rondina, the author of a new book called Self-Care Revolution. It's an important book I wish I'd had when I started my career as psychologist. Barb:  What’s the story behind your new book, SELF-CARE REVOLUTION? Ellen:  Helping professionals who have committed their life to serving others are committed to an ethical practice that includes self-care, [...]

By |2018-06-25T16:14:26+10:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 Tips to Avoid Burnout

Stop the vicious cycle of burnout. Research on burnout in adults and children shows that there is a correlation between the level of stress that parents feel at work and the level of stress that their kids feel at school. Of particular importance is the fact that the highest correlation can be found between mothers and [...]

By |2018-03-26T13:49:55+10:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Brutally Honest Illustrations About Struggling With Mental Illness

“I've been dealing with anxiety for as long as I can remember,” says Sow Ay, an illustrator who sketches brutally honest cartoons about his ongoing struggle with mental illness. “A few days ago I was diagnosed with panic disorder. It took a lot of time because I was scared to talk about it. But I [...]

The Strange Psychology Of Stress And Burnout

Getty Images You shouldn’t underestimate the positive power of having a degree of stress in your life. Identifying the tipping point, where stress turns to burnout, is the key. While bouts of workplace stress can help you better focus on tasks and increase efficiency, chronic stress can impact the quality of your work, [...]

Battling The Physical Symptoms Of Stress

Flikr Images Steve should have been celebrating. A 30-something entrepreneur in the Bay area, he had just closed a multi-million dollar round of Series A financing for his startup. Instead, he found himself in his doctor’s office—25 pounds overweight, physically exhausted, sleep-deprived and with a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. This news only [...]

10 Tips For Preventing Burnout

Flickr Images Burnout occurs when a person has experienced prolonged and excessive stress. It builds up over time, and the individual may find themselves: Feeling overwhelmed Physically and emotionally exhausted Isolating self from others Forgetting why you do your job, de-motivated Questioning themselves Experiencing an increase in illness/aches and pains Having an increasingly [...]