Deep Dive – Compassion Fatigue with Michele Grant

Deep Dive – Compassion Fatigue with Michele Grant

This week, we are very fortunate to have with us as a guest, Michele Grant. Michele is a very experienced trainer and coach and she will be explaining more about vicarious trauma, burnout, and compassion fatigue, this builds on the overview I did in the podcast on the 17th of February. Then Michele will go through three key things that we can think about and consider as to whether or not we are experiencing compassion fatigue, and what we can do to become aware of it and to take positive action

“Why does supporting men’s mental wellbeing matter?” March Male Carers Month

“Why does supporting men’s mental wellbeing matter?” March Male Carers Month

This week I am exploring why it matters to recognise and support men’s mental wellbeing; how we are doing this in “March Male Carers Month 2021” and how we would like to continue with this in the future, by collaborating with carers support groups and organisations supporting men’s mental health.

March Male Carers Month – Interview with Greg Smith, Founder of Men Care Too

March Male Carers Month – Interview with Greg Smith, Founder of Men Care Too

We are honoured to be able to interview Greg Smith, founder of Men Care Too in Tasmania, Australia, and ask him some questions about his experiences of being a male carer, the emotional and psychological challenges he faces in that role and the work he does to support other male carers.

The 3 emotional and practical phases of the caring journey and how to support yourself as you transition through them

The 3 emotional and practical phases of the caring journey and how to support yourself as you transition through them

This week I am sharing an overview of the three phases of the caring journey, what aspects of caring each one is likely to cover, why it is useful to know what challenges each phase might bring and finally, some resources, activities and exercises, to support you as you enter and transition between them.

“What a special thing it is that you do”

“What a special thing it is that you do”

For this festive post, I hope you can join me in celebrating how special you are, in caring for a loved one, often without recognition. Wherever you are in the world, the act of caring for another human being, is one of the most powerful and activities we are capable of.