Archive for May, 2020

How to Prioritize Self-Care So You Can Be a Better Caregiver To Those You Love

During the current pandemic, your life has surely occupied a very different space, squeezing you into many different roles. You might be a remote worker right now, relegated to your home office or bedroom on video calls all day coordinating tasks. You might be a part-time educator, spending hours each day with your son or […]

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Maximize Resistance and Resilience with These Re-Entry Plan Questions

As businesses begin to re-open and government officials lessen restrictions, you will have to make many choices every day about how to resume work and social relationships in the ‘new normal.’ Discussions about re-opening are creating a whole new set of rules and new reasons for anxiety. This is not easy or life as normal. […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Home a Healing Space

Healing spaces minimize stress, make you feel good, bring your family and friends together and can help improve your health and wellbeing.  It’s easy to make your home into a healing space with some simple changes based on evidence-based design and healing principles. “Most of us have at least some control over our homes. You […]

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How Hospitals Can Help Patients Heal by Reducing Noise

While I am most comfortable being the doctor in the patient-doctor encounter, I recently had the tables turned during a three-day stay at the hospital while recovering from a burst appendix. My hospital experience had me thinking about a topic I focused on quite a bit while running Samueli Institute—the role noise plays in patient […]

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