How Self-Care Helps Physicians Become Their Best
By Tracy Asamoah, MD
If you do an internet search of “self-care”, you will find pages of articles with tips promising a path to greater well-being. There have been thousands of studies looking at the benefits of self-care. It’s true, if you are able to incorporate the advice found in these articles into your daily life, you might indeed, find your way to feeling better. Many of us feel overwhelmed or stressed in our daily lives as physicians.
A Guide to Cultivating Community
Imagine navigating through the stressful and emotionally overwhelming times with a support system built on trust, safety, and connection. In crazy times like a global pandemic, many physicians may be feeling at capacity. During these times a sense of community can be a protective salve to build resilience while navigating through adverse times. Here’s a guide on creating community that will show you where to begin building this connection and belongingness in your own life.
Physician Support Line is a national, free, and confidential support line service made up of 600+ volunteer psychiatrists, joined together in the determined hope to provide peer support for our physician colleagues as we all navigate the COVID-19 epidemic.
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