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Quick Tips for Dealing with Feelings of Guilt
Guilt can be a terrible burden to bear. If not dealt with, it can eat at you, and drag you down. You might
even avoid others in an attempt to hide your guilt, or act irrationally because of how you feel. With the
Ukraine – Russia crisis accelerating, some of you might have developed a feeling of guilt for not being able to support your loved ones back home. In times like these it is vital to recognize the guilt you maybe succumbing to.
Tips to Manage “Headline Anxiety”
While we are still coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent news of Russia-Ukraine conflict is distressing to the world. With breaking news constantly flooding media channels, it’s easy to feel stressed, anxious and overwhelmed.
Tips for Self-Care amidst Uncertainty
We might feel sad, fearful, guilty, stress or overwhelmed by the various distressing headlines. Though we are in different parts of the world, yet our feelings about the news could be the same. We wish we can control what is happening, but we can’t. What we can do is to control what is happening within ourselves. Therefore, it is vital to get in touch with our emotions from time to time and to practice self-care.
If you wonder whether recognizing emotions could be just a start to embark your self-care journey, you’re probably right. You may explore the tips below and incorporate some of them in your daily routine as part of your self-care.
Supporting your team and peers amid change and uncertainty
Quick tips on supporting your team, peers and yourself during the crisis situation.
How to be Tolerant and Inclusive amidst Differences
Tensions are running high as we try to manage the stress of work, pandemic, war and political news. It is natural that not everyone shares the exact same viewpoints as us. Thus, it is important to show our Tolerance and Inclusivity for those around us.
Coping with Stress, Fear, and Worry about the Current War
Many people are experiencing strong emotional reactions such as anxiety, sadness, fear, worry, grief and anger towards the current ongoing war in Ukraine.
It is important to know that these reactions are Normal reactions to an Abnormal or traumatic event.
4 Ways for Leaders to Support Employees and Managers Amid Change and Uncertainty
It is natural for employees to experience a range of negative emotions after divisive events, including fear, anger, grief and anxiety. While many employees will turn to their managers for support it will be good to equip managers to handle these conversations, especially when in a virtual environment.
Quick Tips on Dealing with Feelings of Shame
When people experience shame, they usually try to hide the thing that they feel ashamed of. When
shame is chronic, it can involve the feeling that you are fundamentally flawed. Shame can often be
hard to identify in oneself. It is crucial to support yourself and your peers through Shame during these
painful and distressing times.
Psychological First Aid
In times of crisis and disruption, acute, compassionate, and supportive care is necessary to mitigate distress and assess the need for continued mental health care. Reflective listening, self-care, and the need for further support are all crucial practices to ensure necessary care is given.