Navigating the stress of the long COVID-19 journey
Paul White, Ph.D.
Jul 30, 2021
The last 18 months have been brutal for virtually everyone and every position within long-term care. Long hours, isolation from family and friends, implementing new polices and procedures due to COVID-19,...
Older women recount more pandemic stress struggles than older men
Jun 29, 2021
Although feelings of optimism prevailed overall, older female survey respondents were more likely than their male peers to say that they were struggling in 2021 — from finances to mental health.
Leisure activity helps healthcare workers exit the ‘stress cycle,’ study finds
Jun 17, 2021
Workers who had more physical activity on their down time were less likely to report feelings of exhaustion, investigators say.
More fruits and vegetables, less stress
May 17, 2021
A diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with a long list of health benefits, and that list just got longer.
Self-compassion training without apology
Apr 29, 2021
Self-compassion isn’t something I do very well. That’s probably because I was born in Canada, and when the doctor slapped my wrinkled baby butt, I said, “Sorry!” instead of crying. While...
CNAs reduce stress, improve skills with self-compassion training in nursing home study
Apr 14, 2021
Certified nursing assistants improved stress management and found greater compassion toward themselves and residents after participating in courses aimed at healthcare workers, a new study finds.
‘Stress first aid’ for healthcare workers can help to prevent PTSD: expert
May 18, 2020
Frontline caregivers can use strategies adopted by the military to lessen the impact of pandemic-related job stress, according to a new report.
For those with Parkinson’s, virtual courses may relieve social distancing stress
Apr 05, 2020
Isolation and lack of exercise can aggravate motor symptoms, but new online resources may help patients increase coping abilities.
Program that builds coping skills reduced stress in senior communities
Feb 05, 2020
Residents in five senior living communities had significantly lower stress when participating in the Raise Your Resilience intervention.
Gratitude workout: thankful practice tied to better sleep, reduced stress
Nov 26, 2019
A regular practice of giving thanks is tied to a wealth of good health outcomes, says an expert in the science of gratitude.