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Self Care

Anti-meditation: the daily habit that creates stress and ill-being

Personal opinion by Robin Youngson: It pays to listen to our bodies. Picture this: I’m doing my morning meditation and the stress starts to fall from my body. Tense muscles

Breaking news
Nurse burnout

Practice

Do nurses who dehumanise their patients have less stress?

Here’s a disturbing study from Italy suggesting that dedicated nurses who dehumanise their patients and themselves suffer less stress. That’s contrary to our belief that practising with compassion can protect

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Workplace

“Code Lavender”: Call the emotional support team!

Here’s a great article and video in the Huffington Post about a hospital that give a high priority to emotional support for health professionals: Hospitals have procedures and alerts in place

Male and female doctors

Brain Science

Stress impairs empathy in men but does the opposite for women.

A colleague working in medical education showed me a fascinating graph – his observations about the trend in ‘interpersonal competence’ over time as medical students went through undergraduate training and

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