What I’ve learned from walking for 540 straight days

Ahskendrick/ March 2, 2023/ HEARTcare

Most of all, I learned that walking was an easy way for me to restore my overall well-being. My mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical health has steadily improved since January 2021, and my family doctor noticed this progress during my yearly physical. I don’t believe that walking every day is the magic wand that will work for everyone, but it has made a real difference for me.

Le professeur Rogue et la fatigue de compassion, un exemple tiré de la fiction

Ahskendrick/ December 9, 2022/ HEARTcare

Originale Par Astrid Kendrick, EdD, translation by Aurelia Mir-Orefice and reviewed by Emilie Marceau Briggs Au cours des dix-sept derniers mois, j’ai étudié l’ampleur de la fatigue de compassion et de l’épuisement professionnel chez les travailleurs de l’éducation de l’Alberta. Les conclusions de 53 entrevues et trois sondages en ligne auxquels ont répondu plus de 4000 personnes sont claires. Cinquante-trois

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Self-Care Tips

Ahskendrick/ December 5, 2022/ HEARTcare, Uncategorized

By Aurélia Mir-Orefice, HEARTcare Project Research Assistant Aurélia Mir-Orefice is an MSc student at the University of Calgary specializing in School and Child Psychology. Her graduate research focuses on the development of handwriting and vocabulary in elementary school children. After going through the COVID-19 pandemic, taking care of one’s mental health has been put forth as a priority. There are

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Building Back from Burnout

Ahskendrick/ June 17, 2022/ HEARTcare

Compassion fatigue is the cost of caring, or the emotional and mental exhaustion experienced by a caregiver who deals with students who have experienced a traumatic event. Burnout is the result of long term, unmitigated stress, and both mental health problems are occupational hazards in caregiving professions. As educational caregivers, teachers and other educational workers, are expected to provide the emotional labour necessary to ensure that their classrooms and schools are safe, happy, and caring environments for students regardless of their own emotional or mental state.