Pre-Traumatic Stress: What’s Next?

Pre-Traumatic Stress: What’s Next?

At our state capitols and in the Washington, D.C. area, countless individuals are coping with what could happen (and what could have happened) between January 6, 2021 and Inauguration Day on January 20.
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Happy woman resting by the fire with a blanket and caressing her golden puppy, feet in wool socks. Cozy scene

Thriving in Pandemic Winter

Remember, the pandemic will pass. And winter will come to an end. It always does!
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Trauma as a burden and weight on shoulders - symbolized by word Trauma on a steel ball to show negative aspect of Trauma 3d illustration

Trauma-Informed Design: What is it?

In viewing trauma through a wider lens we see its detrimental impact.
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Building More Effective Working Relationships With DiSC

Building More Effective Working Relationships With DiSC

Many leaders have found that DiSC is the key to unlocking their teams chemistry.
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A More Equitable Society Requires We Address Our Own Implicit Bias

A More Equitable Society Requires We Address Our Own Implicit Bias

Avoiding implicit bias starts with a conscious knowledge it exists within you.
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When Your Home Is Your Office: Avoiding Telework Burnout

When Your Home Is Your Office: Avoiding Telework Burnout

Burn-out is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.
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Creating a Safe Workplace During COVID-19

Creating a Safe Workplace During COVID-19

This short story illustrates applying trauma-informed design to an office coping with reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. The techniques used in this fictional setting come from a variety of sources.
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COVID-19 Messaging in Somalia: Unplug to Connect

COVID-19 Messaging in Somalia: Unplug to Connect

People in developing countries often contend with a range of ongoing stressors from active conflict, post-conflict transition, fragile governance structures, and economic uncertainty to name a few.
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