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Seven Ways to Actively Build Trust

Trust within our teams and organization is imperative to meet the needs of those we serve. Resiliency Center Social Worker Jamuna Jones shares seven ways to explore trust, courtesy of Dr. Brené Brown.

Meditate While You Wait—Reducing Pain for Patients and Providers

Mindfulness and Integrative Health researcher Adam Hanley and colleagues have shown integrating brief mindfulness practices into a variety of patient care settings can reduce pain, medication use, and improve patient satisfaction. Here’s how to try it out in your own practice.

Setting the Stage for Psychological Safety: 6 Steps for Leaders

Creating psychological safety for your team is a process that takes time, vulnerability from you as a leader, and collaboration from others. Psychiatrists Jen O’Donohoe and Kristi Kleinschmit share 6 practical next steps for when psychological safety might be a little off on your team.

If Covid-19 is a Marathon, How Do I Recover?

As our health care system continues to address pandemic-related employee burnout and fatigue, we can apply simple strategies to enhance our own recovery. Psychologist Megan Call and physical therapist Keith Roper return to a previous marathon analogy to share five recovery strategies for individuals and teams.

Learning to Be Mindful and Present in Most Moments

When life gets busy, it’s easy to forget what keeps us grounded and therefore more satisfied with life. Sydney Ryan reflects on the importance of making time for yourself and prioritizing what is important for you. She explains simple, deliberate actions that have made a difference in her work and her life.

Incorporating Wellness and Integrative Health into Your Practice

From the moment a patient steps into a doctor’s office, we’re trained to ask one question: “What is this patient’s primary problem?” Rebecca Wilson Zingg, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Assistant Professor in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Division, shares how a lens on integrative health and wellness can supplement conventional medical practice and this problem-based approach.

How to Recover from Adverse Events

Health care workers experience trauma every day in multiple ways, making it difficult to fully recover. Jake Van Epps shares tips for recovering and supporting your colleagues through these adverse events.

Sleep Tips for Night Shift Workers

For medical professionals working night shifts, getting adequate sleep can be a challenge. The Resiliency Center’s Jamuna Jones and Clinical Nurse Coordinator Brooks McAuliffe share an evidence-based “Top 10 Tips” from the CDC's NIOSH training to help night shift workers sleep better.

What Does This Question Mean?

Chief Wellness Officer Amy Locke, Resiliency Center Director Megan Call, and Chief Human Resources Officer Sarah Sherer provide answers to frequently asked questions from leaders about how to respond to employee engagement results.

Maybe It’s Not PTSD, But It’s Not Nothing

“I don’t like feeling angry, I don't want to feel this way all the time.”  Community partner and licensed clinical social worker Jean Whitlock shares the importance of tending to stress injuries as a result of prolonged pandemic strain.

How to Find (or Reignite) Your Inspiration

After a year like none other, feeling inspired and motivated takes hard work. Interim Chief Operating Officer Alison Flynn Gaffney walks us through how to find and reignite inspiration and motivation.

Listen-Sort-Empower to Improve Professional Well-being

What can we do right now to make our work environment better? Chief Wellness Officer and family medicine physician Amy Locke shares a simple team-based model for identifying opportunities, sorting what’s feasible and impactful, and empowering the frontline to lead change.