How We Care

How We Care No.3 Self-Care for Helping Professionals

Episode Summary

Elizabeth and Paul discuss share their best self-care hacks, as well as some of the ways in which helping professionals can neglect caring for themselves because of a focus on prioritising the needs of those they help, and how that can be counterproductive for our own-well-being

Episode Notes

The blog on 'Generosity Burnout by Iulia Trandafir of Useful and Kind Unlimited from which the opening quote is taken is here;

Blog — useful and kind (usefulandkindunlimited.com)

Here are some resources developed by Elizabeth around good self-care for  helping professionals

An article published on the Counsellors Cafe website on  10 self-care lessons you can learn from a counsellor'

https://www.thecounsellorscafe.co.uk/single-post/2017/06/26/10-self-care-lessons-you-can-learn-from-a-counsellor

...and more self-care related resources here at Elizabeth's blog page

https://www.elizabethturp.co.uk/phdi/p1.nsf/supppages/6083?opendocument&part=7

There's an article from Psychology Today on Radical Self-Care here https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/peaceful-parents-happy-kids/201401/committing-radical-self-care#:~:text=%20Committing%20to%20Radical%20Self-Care%20%201%20Nurture,to%20you.%20Do%20you%20need%20some...%20More%20

 If you’d like to find our more or obtain a transcript of this episode, contact Elizabeth via www.elizabethturp.co.uk  Twitter at @lizahpool or Paul at https://paulgaunt.co.uk Twitter at @paulgoodwork