Relationships are often strained by stressful, emotional events. Bob Vandepol, MSW, reviews how taking inventory of your emotional intelligence can help ease the strain on relationships.
Effective crisis leadership in the face of a pandemic is a marathon not a sprint, and requires different workplace leadership strategies. Bob VandePol, MSW reviews how how leaders can address the flight-flight-freeze response.
Bob VandePol, MSW, reviews resilience strategies that have been shown to help people cope when faced with highly stressful life events like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
In the face of COVID-19, all eyes look to leadership to define the course of action. Bob VandePol addresses how leaders can control how they lead and that will stand the test of time.
Reap the benefits of being kind to yourself! Prioritizing a good night’s sleep, positive self-talk, using vacation time and intentional self-care can have some surprising benefits for your productivity, longevity, confidence, weight and relationships.
Depression is a top reason for absenteeism, presenteeism and disability. A serious medical illness, it affects a person’s mood, concentration, activity level, interests, appetite, social behavior and physical health. Although very treatable, a person with depression symptoms may need encouragement to seek treatment. Learn the warning signs and what you and your organization can do to help.
When tragedy occurs, our sense of well-being feels violated. Elizza LeJeune, LMSW, offers tips on how to care for ourselves in the wake of trauma.
Suicide touches all of us. After cancer and heart disease, suicide accounts for more years of life lost than any other cause of death. However, unlike cancer and heart disease, most of us feel very uncomfortable talking to someone about whether they are having thoughts about harming themselves. In this article, Jean Holthaus provides talking tips to start the conversation.