Mental health is now more important than ever, and it is vital that we reflect on our own emotional well-being, and that of our colleagues, friends, and families. This pandemic has created conditions that only a year ago, would have been thought to be unimaginable. Healthcare workers have faced unsurmountable stress, acuity, and workload, and are reporting a sense of burnout at an increasing level.
During these times, we need to connect and lean on each other, and understand that it is ok to not feel ok. Remember, we can’t take care of others if we don’t take care of ourselves.
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