Becoming Wildly Resilient: Supporting a Culture of Self-Care
In this episode, Dean Jay Miller, PhD, from the College of Social Work joins host Jakob Hester to chat about self-care and cultivating workplace cultures of support. Listen as they discuss some common struggles of self-care and the importance of intentionality and personalization in self-care planning. You’ll also hear Dean Miller offer advice for approaching self-care at the administrative and employee levels, including examples from the College of Social Work’s self-care initiative.
Mentioned in This Episode
- Research Lab: The Self-Care Lab in the UK College of Social Work
- Research Initiative: Global Self-Care Initiative
- Book: “The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals” by Erlene Grise-Owens, Justin "Jay" Miller, and Mindy Eaves
- Tweet: “There is no such thing as a work-life balance. It is a myth. Work does not occur separate from your life—it is part of your life. Strive for a healthy LIFE balance.” -@DrJayMiller1
- Example of Supporting a Culture of Self-Care: UK College of Social Work self-care initiative for faculty, staff and students
- Book: “The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout” by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman
Playlist: A Wildly Resilient Playlist on Spotify
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- University of Kentucky Strategic Plan
- Upcoming Events: UK Human Resources calendar
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