3 phase for COVID recovery

I keep a daily journal to give me perspective, noting the positive and negative thoughts and feelings I experience. One emotion that seems to come up a lot for me is impatience, which can sometimes derail my entire day! When I can neutralize this feeling, I experience less fear and frustration and can have a…

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3 phase for COVID recovery

There is nothing wrong with you. We have all been traumatized on some level with this crisis and as with all trauma, our humanness and vulnerability are exposed. These are recent comments I have heard from healthcare workers that reflect this: I just want things to get back to normal I feel so helpless, I…

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care with heart

I meet weekly with my dear friend and colleague for over two decades, Kay (now by Zoom) for a deep connection of spirituality and support. We provide great mirrors for each other and this week she helped me remember what I already knew about the heart. Bombarded with the latest statistics, stories, and best ways…

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Compassion Woman with her hands over her heart

Compassion, the practice of kindness, is contagious and has many immediate benefits including reducing your own suffering by improving your outlook and perspective and increasing your feeling of connection.  The specific value for healthcare organizations are well documented in Compassionomics by Dr. Stephen Trzeciak and Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli. Here are 5 ways you can take…

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Mountain cabin for writing retreat

I started my new year spending 5 days with a dear friend on a writing retreat in the mountains. It was ideal in so many ways. Besides having uninterrupted space and time to write in a beautiful cabin, we experienced camaraderie and support for our writing projects. I so appreciated the relaxed and free spirit…

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