Burnout Prevention Tools for You & Your Team

For a 30-minute video workshop on preventing burnout,

click below. 

 

Burnout Prevention Resources

Click below for the presentation powerpoint of the above video, a list of recommended resource links, and resilience building activities called Self Care for Safe Care.

Bouncing Back: The Art of Building Resilience.

Hitting a COVID “Wall” …and Bouncing Back

Hitting a COVID “Wall” …and Bouncing Back

You’ve likely heard of hitting “the wall” as a term used to describe the point when you feel you can’t keep going. COVID-19 has its own special (or not so special) “walls:” the kind when you feel more exhausted, irritable, tense than you thought was possible. At this time, “bouncing back” might seem impossible. The good news is, it’s not. For today, we want you to know that “the wall” is simply part of human responding to a prolonged disaster with uncertain ending. It has nothing to do with...

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COVID’s 1st Birthday

COVID’s 1st Birthday

Has anyone taken the time to commemorate the first case of COVID arriving in our country? Our state? Whether you realize it or not, you probably have. We commemorate traumatic events without knowing it at times: we get emotional out of “nowhere,” we feel tired, tense or even angry and easily overwhelmed even in jobs we typically feel good at. At this time-maybe more than ever—we may feel uncertain about how to manage all the ongoing challenges while we are coping with the aftermath of a year...

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Facing Hostility with Compassion

Facing Hostility with Compassion

We have lost a great deal during COVID-19. In addition, we have ongoing social unrest. This can have a negative impact on our health, well-being and resilience. We can also lose hope that kindness exists, which is a terrible feeling – especially for caregivers. It’s hard to remain hopeful when so much in the environment is full of anger. Luckily, we have some simple strategies to face this head on. Today try to repeat brief statements such as “May I be safe,” “May I be healthy and calm,” “May...

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Meet Dr. Alyson VanAhn

Alyson VanAhn Ph.D. LP, Psychologist, Associated Clinic of Psychology, Minneapolis, MN.

This project was sponsored by a LeadingAge MN Foundation grant through the Minnesota Department of Human Services.