The importance of practicing self-care and staying healthy at work

If you’ve been following the viral news stories about workplace harassment over the past few weeks, you will know this is an issue that isn’t just relegated to one particular industry. Whether it’s women being subjected to intense sexism in the tech world, or women in the entertainment industry having to collectively speak out against … Continue reading The importance of practicing self-care and staying healthy at work

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Balancing compassion and self-care in a troubled world

Originating from the Latin “compatī,” (to suffer together), compassion can lead to a greater understanding of human suffering. However, the vulnerability that comes along with compassion can often lead to increased feelings of stress and anxiety. In the video below, psychologist Robert J. Wicks describes the consequences of inordinate compassion. The accompanying excerpt from Night Call discusses … Continue reading Balancing compassion and self-care in a troubled world

6 of the biggest misconceptions about happiness, according to science

Some people see happiness as the feeling in a small moment — a chat between old friends, a warm meal. Some see it as deeply profound, a kind of enlightenment. Scientists tend to view it another way, namely, as an ongoing state of being that ebbs and flows — but can be controlled based on how people live their lives. Some of … Continue reading 6 of the biggest misconceptions about happiness, according to science

Five ways to cope with PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is caused by witnessing or being part of a frightening or shocking event, and it can affect day-to-day life and productivity. In this article, we discuss a few ways that you can keep its symptoms under control. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is best known as the condition that affects people who have served … Continue reading Five ways to cope with PTSD