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What we’re reading this week...
One of the guiding principles of I Am Here is to Show you care. Sometimes we have to look inside ourselves and overcome some barriers before we can apply this principle of Show you care.
The Center for Compassionate Leadership has written an article on Barriers to Compassion. They talk about how distractions, judgments, and fears might cause us to hesitate. They also suggest how we can overcome these barriers. Have you had to overcome any of these barriers recently? Let us know on our social media channels.
More of what we’re reading this week…
Have you noticed a change in peoples’ perceptions of mental health and wellbeing during the global pandemic?
Tracy Layney, Chief Human Resources Officer for Levi Strauss & Co., suggests we’ve become more willing to openly talk about our mental health and wellbeing.
Tracy offers three tips for helping workplaces maintain and build on this cultural shift. We are collectively realizing it’s ok not to feel ok; and it’s absolutely ok to ask for help.
One more article for the road...
Is it just us, or do you feel like you just can’t keep up sometimes? It’s ok to slow down, in fact our nervous systems love it.
Over on Harvard Business Review, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox discusses how everyone seems to be pushing themselves to their limits. The article questions whether that’s healthy, how it can lead to stress and burnout, and how moderation might be the better approach.