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Benefits of mindful self

Benefits of mindful self Recent research has found high levels of stress and burnout as well as moderate depression among frontline nurses during COVID-19. 1 Such stress and burnout are exacerbated by the unpredictability of the pandemic. To prevent and address physical and emotional fatigue, nurses must engage in personal self-care. One evidence-based strategy that is growing in efficacy throughout healthcare is mindful self- compassion (MSC), which is the practice of treating oneself with the same kindness and compassion as one would extend to a close friend going through a difficult situation. 2 This practice requires awareness to recognize […]