Merry Christmas—And If You’re Sad, It’s Okay
The holidays are supposed to be happy but many people are sad. There’s no shame in sadness—it’s a natural reaction. But here’s 7 things that can help.
Longest Night Memorial – A Time to End Homelessness
Each year many Americans die homeless. We need to—and we can–end homelessness. But we need greater advocacy—and recognition of our shared humanity.
A Salute to Veterans
I am grateful for the service of my family members and the millions of other men and women who have served in the military forces of the United States. Their courage is remarkable. If you like reading fiction and haven’t yet seen it, you may want to check out “Return...
Tackling Burnout: Addressing Culture
Our culture contributes mightily to rampant burnout. Identify cultural causes and learn what you can do to reduce burnout and increase well-being.
How to Reduce Burnout and Foster Employee Well-Being – Part 3: BREATHE Program for Individuals
Individual skills are crucial for dealing with work stress and improving well-being. Data shows the BREATHE program helps employees reduce burnout.
How to Reduce Burnout and Foster Employee Well-Being – Part 2: Seven Critical Strategies for Managers and Supervisors
Supervisors are often the most immediate sources of support—or stress—for employee burnout. Supervisors can follow 7 key strategies to reduce burnout.
Loving Kindness Exercise
A BREATHE relaxation exercise demonstrated by Dr Gary Morse. https://youtu.be/ctqcRVIctIM
Identifying Stressors during COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr. Gary Morse discusses the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on mental health, and the importance of identifying stressors.
Pursuit of Happiness Project – Session 1
The first session of the Pursuit of Happiness Project, held Aug. 5 via Zoom.
Emerging from the Pandemic
How to Be Our Best while Transitioning from Surviving to Thriving (recording of July 7, 2021 live webinar at Illume: Behavioral Center of Excellence)
Tips for coping with stress
In this time of uncertainty, Dr. Gary Morse, Vice President of Research and Development at Places for People, offers strategies for coping with stress.