The Healing Power of Positive Self-Talk

The Healing Power of Positive Self-Talk

The Healing Power of Positive Self-Talk

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…

A Brave New World: Life During and After the Pandemic

A Brave New World: Life During and After the Pandemic

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?”

Pine Rest Is Accepting Donations

Pine Rest Is Accepting Donations

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.

Who’s Taking Care Of HR?

Who’s Taking Care Of HR?

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.

Mental Healthcare Providers Turn To Teletherapy During COVID-19 Pandemic: WWMT Interview With Dr. Ron DeVries

Mental Healthcare Providers Turn To Teletherapy During COVID-19 Pandemic: WWMT Interview With Dr. Ron DeVries

“Lots of organizations are working very hard to make the transition (to teletherapy) so that people’s mental health is still being cared for,” said Dr. Ron DeVries, a psychologist for Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. “A month or so ago we did about 400 telehealth visits, and last week we did over 5,000, so we really, really stepped up and people were trained and we are ready to go.”