Distraction: “The Meditation Goldmine”

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 [...]

By |2021-01-11T16:55:58+00:00January 11th, 2021|Bean-spiration, Emotional Health|0 Comments

Mental Health Toll on Healthcare Workers

On the frontlines of the pandemic, healthcare workers face extreme challenges to mental health and wellbeing. As hospitals go “into ‘surge’ mode,” launching rigorous infection control protocols, arranging triage tents, and reserving floors and wings for Covid-19 patients, many medical workers are seeing things that will stick with them for years to come[i]. They are [...]

By |2020-12-29T18:22:34+00:00December 29th, 2020|From The Blog, Clinician's Corner|0 Comments

World Mental Health Day

Our website, Psychonephrology.com, was founded with the hope of bringing mental health to the forefront in the medical arena. In the majority of cases, patients with a chronic illness are treated for their physical symptoms, and rightfully so. But during this period of consultations, lab tests and treatments, the psychological aspects of the disease are [...]

By |2020-10-15T14:24:13+00:00October 9th, 2020|Mental Health|0 Comments

Audiotherapy as a method of psychological patient support

For 10 years, this team of psychologists, educators and psychiatrists has been engaged in research on the impact of audiotherapy on the psychological state of patients undergoing hemodialysis. Starting on hemodialysis, patients face a number of difficulties. It becomes necessary to change the usual routines of life. Favorite foods may not fit the new requirements [...]

By |2020-09-14T20:11:55+00:00September 14th, 2020|Mental Health, Clinician's Corner|0 Comments

Effects of Burnout and 10 prevention strategies

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 [...]

By |2020-04-24T15:39:09+00:00April 24th, 2020|2020, Bean-spiration|0 Comments