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Just as many of you experience, we currently have a very challenging younger resident struggling with the impact of Alzheimer’s disease. She has early onset and it has aggressively attacked her. Any sign of the woman she once was is gone.
Unless people ask for advice, we shouldn’t offer it. This is hard. Our instinct is to want to give advice and to be helpful.
As a recovering extrovert, I’ve been thinking a lot about how we all work together.
If you are struggling with offering hope, you may want to consider coaching as a way or tool to do it.
It’s our responsibility to find a way to offer hope even when the day’s work challenges become overwhelming.
When the pressures of this field get to you, the answer is always right in front of you. Keep it in perspective and look to those we serve to brighten our days.
One of my favorite quotes from baseball manager Joe Maddon is, “Don’t ever let the pressure exceed the pleasure.”
What if every day we were only allotted so many words to maintain a healthy communication style? How would we use those words? Would our word diet change at work?
Here’s my own Top 10 reasons why you should think about selling our field to all those who will listen.
In our field, recreating inner warmth is needed. It should happen naturally, but does it always?
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