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September 8, 2016
by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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Self-Care: Taking Care of the Caregiver

September 8, 2016 03:04 by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

edited selfcare
Self-care can be defined as healthy lifestyle changes and stress management behaviors. The term was coined by medical and mental health professionals and became popular in the 1980’s. It involves choosing behaviors to aid in moderating emotional and physical stressors (Mienecke, 2010). It also means to self-soothe and calm our physical and emotional stress. The practice of self-care can involve.... [More]

January 1, 2015
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

runningon fumes recognizingand preventing emotional burn out

Running on Fumes: Recognizing and Preventing Emotional Burn-Out

January 1, 2015 07:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

runningon fumes recognizingand preventing emotional burn out
Work is crazy, the kids have so much to do, and you and your partner just had a big argument about the finances. Maybe you’re unemployed, the creditors are calling, and the bills are piling up. Perhaps you are the caretaker of a family member who is ill or disabled, and you never get a minute for yourself. More often than not, you dread the day ahead, and you feel like you’re heading for a nervous breakdown. You just don’t know how to get your life back on track, and you don’t know how much more you can take. [More]

March 26, 2014
by Rosemary Fromson, MPCP, RPC, CCPCPR

professional womenand burnout

Professional Women and Burnout

March 26, 2014 04:55 by Rosemary Fromson, MPCP, RPC, CCPCPR

professional womenand burnout
Women tend to strive more for excellence; to prove themselves. Not that men don't feel they need to prove themselves, but women have an extra push to show that they are smart, knowledgeable, capable, and able to handle just about anything and everything. Research shows that women are still not as "committed" as men. Women are often referred to as bossy when they are actually being assertive. [More]