Lessons from the pandemic taught us health and happiness are our responsibility and that we thrive with connection and community. As helpers, all of us, we hustle and grind, with the noblest of values serving others, hoping our actions and presence make a difference in the world and it’s led to self-sacrifice and burnout. Now, it’s paramo
Lessons from the pandemic taught us health and happiness are our responsibility and that we thrive with connection and community. As helpers, all of us, we hustle and grind, with the noblest of values serving others, hoping our actions and presence make a difference in the world and it’s led to self-sacrifice and burnout. Now, it’s paramount the workplace reflects the acceptance of self-care practice and we shift to a united focus of self-care and collective care.
This book contains strategies and tips for prioritizing well-being for individuals and collective care.
The companion journal for Explore, Transform, Flourish: Support and Hope for Those Who Help Others: How Professionals Keep It Together
This book is for you if you believe:
• taking care of self is a necessity
• there‘s more to life than present circumstances
• we can make a difference in the world using our unique gifts.
This book is much more than a journal!
This practical guide introduces the eight-step FLOURISH process and provides strategies, tools and resources that encourage you to prioritize your life.
Self-care is not an add-on to an already full day! Prioritizing personal wellbeing is a choice; when you're healthier and happier you improve your life and encourage others to do the same.
"I would recommend every single first responder be given this book at the start of their career. I believe that what Gillian has created here can be both incredible tool for recovery from a first responder’s personal crisis, as well as an essential guide on how to have a happy and healthy career."
– Brett Leary, Primary Care Paramedic, Toronto
"Her book provides hope, clarity and has been a life saver for me. I highly recommend this book for anyone who is looking to level up, and take responsibility for creating a better version of their life."
– Marybeth Haines, Author of The Power of Pets: 7 Effective Tools to Heal from Pet Loss, and From Empty to Empowered: A Journey to Healing from Unexpeted Pet Loss, Animal Communicator
“Her books provide inspiration, healing messages and opportunities encouraging the reader's awareness of their own internal support system. You can't read this book without learning something essential about yourself.”
– Sandy Travis Bildahl. Author of Amazon best seller- Bravery Becomes You: On the Road to Fearless and Free
"Gillian shares strategies for "helping professionals" who deal with sadness, death and trauma on a daily basis. She specifically addresses burnout, compassion fatigue, PTSD and change. She invites us on a journey of self-exploration with self-compassion while offering a buffet of resources for support. This gives us a greater capacity to care for and lift up our patients, students and other caregivers."
– Shari Sobolewski RN, BSN
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