The best way to get started is to address every aspect of your life in some way and determine the changes that will need to be made.
It’s the time of year again, where Americans are gathering with family to eat turkey with all the fixings and get the holiday season festivities rolling. But the Thanksgiving holiday is more than just an opportunity to eat a large feast. It’s also a chance to express gratitude and feel thankful for all the good parts of our life that we can celebrate.
The World Health Organization (WHO) first began observing World Mental Health Day in 1992. With mental health challenges facing one fourth of people worldwide, WHO decided to found this holiday to raise awareness around mental health, educate the public, and reduce social stigma.
If we burnout, leave the profession, get kicked out, or work ourselves to death, we aren’t helping anyone. Our work is hard – we really need to take care of ourselves. Or else. Fortunately, we know what to do. We “just” need to practice what we preach.