How many of us are clouded in thoughts that are self-critical, demeaning and shaming? I could confidently say all of us have fallen victim to such defeating and counterproductive patterns. Negative self-talk is often learned throughout our life from toxic…
April 22, 2020 Eric D. Achtyes, MD, MS, a psychiatrist at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services and director of the Division of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, was scheduled to present…
Powerlessness is terrifying. Leaders do well to focus people away from powerlessness toward what they do have control over. Healthy, life-giving control mitigates anxiety and allows natural resilience to occur.
“One of the biggest reasons that folks struggle with staying sober is isolation,” said Weeldreyer. “A huge chunk of why AA is works is because people get fellowship there and they get a chance to talk instead of just sitting alone.”
We talk about looking for the new normal. We assume things will eventually settle again, but into a new arrangement of reality. That is a reasonable assumption. But what will it look like? The better question to my mind is, “What do we want it to look like?”
Bob VandePol, MSW, walks us through steps individuals can take to be resilient and weather challenging times, in addition to outlining a process leaders can follow to facilitate individual and organizational recovery from a crisis.
The relationship between sleep and memory/attention problems can be bi-directional. It’s sometimes not clear which is causing which, says Dr. Mark DeVries.
“Our system has already successfully implemented the telehealth care model for outpatient visits, intensive outpatient therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) groups and psychiatry,” said Rhonda Brink, director for Pine Rest’s Partial Hospitalization Programs. “We’re pleased to be able to create a model that helps us continue to provide access to this important care level.”
Can you sew masks or donate personal protection equipment including isolation/surgical gowns, swabs, N95 masks, isolation masks for adults and children, face shields and more. Also needed, cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer.
It’s extremely important for human resource professionals to practice good self-care during COVID-19, counsels Jo Carlson from Pine Rest’s EAP. And that’s your WHOLE self – soul, mind and heart.