January Well-Being Tips

Posted: January 15, 2024 | Category: Well-Being Tips

  • Reframing Compassion Fatigue. Rola Hallam, MD, an anesthetist and humanitarian, believes that what we call burnout is actually trauma. In this AMA STEPS Forward® podcast, “Reframing Compassion Fatigue: Compassion as a Tool for Combating Burnout,” she recounts her personal traumatic journey, triggered by experiences as a medical volunteer in war-torn Syria, and the discovery that enabled her to heal.
  • A Happiness Revolution. In this 12-minute Tedx Talk, American educator, author, and happiness researcher Shawn Achor discusses why he believes our cultural approach to happiness is upside down. He offers five key ingredients to training your brain to be more positive, bringing increased satisfaction and success into your daily life.
  • Try the Healthy Minds App. All participants in a Valley Preferred/LVHN 30-day trial of this free app found it to be user-friendly, convenient even for busy people, and helps to build psychosocial resilience. Healthy Minds was developed by Richard Davidson, PhD, a renowned neuroscientist and researcher who has been conducting studies on the relationship between meditation and well-being for more than 30 years. There’s a link to the app in the story!