45 minutes | Apr 8, 2020

Essential Employees - Tips and Strategies for Dealing with Overwhelm, Stress, and Uncertainty

We're talking to an essential employee, and offering support, encouragement, and validation to everyone who is on the front lines in hospitals, doctor's offices, animal hospitals, grocery and food store workers, and so many others who are dealing with a seemingly unending amount of stress and uncertainty. We share insight, tips, and strategies to help everyone who has to be away from home, away from family, friends, pets, and their usual routine. The long hours, lack of sleep, lack of personal time, and feeling like there's no end in sight can be debilitating and take its toll on not only our physical health but our mental health. Joanne and Matt talk about ways essential workers can cope and reach out for support. Mindful Breathing, Planned Worry Time, Exercise, Focusing on What You Can Control, Understanding and Embracing that this is a Season, Telling Your Family What You Need, Doing Everything Mindfully and Intentionally, and more!If you have a question, suggestion, or comment, please reach out anytime at BeyondYourPastRadio.com - we'd love to hear from you. The next episode will focus on helping loved ones and those who are at home holding down the fort while their partners are away. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sPH8pMZ)
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