Sustaining Compassion and Preventing Burnout with Self-Compassion Core Skills

Sustaining Compassion and Preventing Burnout with Self-Compassion Core Skills

Providing care to those who are suffering or struggling is what we do,
Exercise, yoga and eating well are some of the ways we may try to care for ourselves,
when we can. But this can often feel like added pressure
– and is impossible while on the job.
There is another way that increasing research is showing
can help us prevent burnout, manage vicarious trauma and build resiliency
– even in the midst of overwhelming situations.

Eating out and about

Eating out and about

AT … WHAT TO EAT … the movies Small popcorn without added butter or margarine Frozen fruit yogurt Water or small size of fruit juice … the mall Stir-fry vegetables/tofu with steamed rice Bean burrito (ask for whole wheat) Sandwich or wrap on sprouted whole grain,...
Nutrition Makeover for the Office

Nutrition Makeover for the Office

Often we often spend more time at work than at home. It is important therefore to support ourselves and our commitment to healthy eating, even at work. Take a moment and think about your staff room at work. Think about what is on the shelves, in the cupboards, or the...
Compassion Inspired Mornings

Compassion Inspired Mornings

Some people wake up famished and need to eat right away and others need a few hours to fully wake up before they can even think about food. While it is important to listen to your body, it is also important to eat something within a few hours of waking. Studies show...
The Slow Down Diet

The Slow Down Diet

We can eat the healthiest foods in the perfect amount, but if consumed in a state of anxious rushing, the physiological stress response will interfere with absorption of nutrients.   So we end up wasting the potential of the quality food and, the possibility of...