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Don’t Panic, Prepare and Practice Self-Care

Long before the global spread of COVID19, emergency preparedness, sustainability, and preventing the spread of germs were important to me. I may credit part of it to my natural (planner) personality and another part may be credited to my macro social work education. It’s possible that  the “want to be farm girl” in me also …

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How Managers Can Address Employee Burnout

Self-care is the intentional activities that we do to take care of our mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical health. Quality self-care can improve thinking and decision making and reduce anxiety and overwhelm.  Self-care allows you to strengthen your relationship with yourself and with those with whom you spend time. Self=care is more than Monday night …

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3 Ways to Practice Better Self-Care

We live in a world that thrives on competition, speed and busyness. Although we value ambition and drive, over-scheduling, over-committing, and competition can lead to resentment, exhaustion, and poor performance. None of us has it totally together all the time. There is no honor and glory in pretending and overwhelm. It’s time to hang up the …

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Social Work Month: Prioritize Your Self-Care

Mental health is important to the entire workforce. Have you ever asked yourself if you are mentally healthy enough to do your job? A mental health day is a day specifically dedicated to stress relief and the prevention of professional burnout. A mental health day allows employees time to manage thoughts, feelings and stress. It …

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