Our work is very personal. It provides not only a means of support but also a means of identity. Let us not be so focused on our work that it becomes a false description of who we are. What we do for a living is only a part of who we are as individuals. During challenging times like these it is important to see yourself as a parent, son or daughter, aunt or uncle, who loves to (insert what you love to do here…). We can fully embrace who we are when we have a full understanding of who we are that expands far beyond what we do.
And now… from the Ohio State Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health’s Stress, Trauma And Resilience (STAR) program, here is your daily de-stressing: