The number one complaint from those who struggle to meditate is that they can’t stop thinking. Jay Michaelson, teacher and editor at Ten Percent Happier and author of six books on contemplative practice, has heard it all before. However, according to Michaelson, all this talk about thinking and meditating is just a myth: “You don’t [...]
Burnout is often called a disease of modern times and with the ongoing COVID 19 situation going around the world, people, especially the helping professionals are even more prone to it. Burnout can be described as a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. Burnout is often not recognized and detected [...]
The sudden news of kidney disease can come as a shock for some, making it difficult to process the information. There may be instances when you want to know more but seem lost in the whole web of advice and multiple clinicians who are now involved. We wanted to provide you a checklist of questions [...]
We are pleased to inform you that the Psychonephrology project has won first prize in IPA (International Psychological Association) in the community award in Health.
Patient support groups can help in better understanding how to cope with the current situation and perhaps begin to find hope again.
Team Psychonephrology is pleased to announce the release of our first in-house video production, listing the activities can you do to build mental resilience. Going forward, we will continue to add more video content to provide you with additional resources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESU1UnqxBbw You can check the complete blog post here
A validation from the physician can go a long way in creating a positive environment in which patients will feel more open in expressing themselves better.
At age 63 I am still not on dialysis and am privileged with a good quality of life – I work part-time, take 2 personal interest courses, enjoy hobbies, eat most food, and do mild activity. So, what’s my problem? I think, “Well, I don’t have a problem”, especially considering how young others in my [...]
Social media is increasingly disparaged, not least for its time-wasting capacities. In addition, it has fuelled a dramatic decrease in face-to-face communication, with more people forgetting the difference between the real and virtual world. However one cannot deny the vast positive change social media has bestowed, the ability to connect and communicate with people from [...]