People who work in healthcare are unique – brave, compassionate, capable of enduring long stretches in a stressful environment while producing a high degree of quality patient care – but this does not mean they are immune to the effects of this stress. Build your mental strength and emotional resilience.
Traumatic Stress Disorders
This is a common side effect of emergency medical work, but can be managed. Click above to learn more about this syndrome.
Self Care is Never Selfish
Self-care is essential both to your own wellbeing and your ability to help your patients.
Are You Ok?
In a time of crisis, emotional intelligence can get you through to the other side.
What is Pre-Traumatic Stress Condition?
This is a common side effect of emergency medical work, but can be managed.
Keep Perspective in Turbulent Times
Don’t Let Stress Get You Down
Here are some evidence-based strategies to help frontline healthcare workers build resilience.
Stay Strong in Your Vocation
Staying strong in a time of stress is a key life skill. This is the time to nurture it.
Exhausted? Drained? You may need to start taking care of your needs.
Everyone is telling you to be mindful – but what does that actually mean?
Five Stages of Stress
Understand the five key stages of stress and learn to manage it better at each step.
Compassion fatigue is the sense of extreme emotional and physical exhaustion experienced by healthcare workers in times of crisis.
Self Care Checklist
Have you touched base with yourself today? Use this checklist to monitor your mental health.
How to Practise Mindful Breathing
A step-by-step guide to breathing techniques to lower stress levels.
Warning Signs of Stress
Life on the front line of a national disaster is tough – and not just for you.