Lead by Example: Small ACTs Have Community Impact

The qualities that shape great leaders are often qualities many of us try to emulate—whether it’s balancing assertiveness with respect, mentoring with confidence or fostering a supportive environment, we all know some of the key components that go into building and maintaining resilient teams. Even if you aren’t in a formal leadership role, there may … Continue reading Lead by Example: Small ACTs Have Community Impact

Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

What do setting healthy boundaries with others, going for a long run and keeping a gratitude journal have in common? They are all small ACTs of self-care. Self-care looks different for everyone. On some days, self-care might be one routine you do for yourself in the morning, like drinking a full glass of water and … Continue reading Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

Preventing suicide is an all hands, community effort. This year, consider adding “taking steps to prevent suicide” to your New Year’s resolutions. Whether you take time to support a friend following a challenging time or equip members of your team with free and confidential resources for psychological health, we all can play a role in … Continue reading Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

11 Opportunities to ACT This Season

Managing stress with healthy coping mechanisms takes both patience and practice. As temperatures drop, the COVID-19 pandemic continues, daylight hours decrease and the holidays approach, it may feel as though you have less options to turn to for stress relief, self-care and relaxation. Controllability, one of the Principles of Resilience, is about making choices that … Continue reading 11 Opportunities to ACT This Season

Cultivating Connections in the Colder Months

While the saying “you are who you surround yourself with” is not entirely accurate, it does highlight the importance of investing in and maintaining a strong network of social support. Our ability to connect with others – especially during times of change – is paramount in helping us navigate new territory, manage stress and consider … Continue reading Cultivating Connections in the Colder Months