The Missing Link for SLPs

Combating Stress, Anxiety, and Decreased Motivation in Your Job

The Missing Link for SLPs
Combating Stress, Anxiety, and Decreased Motivation in Your Job
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I've had people ask me quite a bit this week. "Mattie, how do you handle the stress and anxiety with your job?" And when I was at the hospital this week, I noticed that I just was not as motivated. So let's talk about how to manage stress, anxiety, and decreased motivation in our job as SLPs.

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Focus

  • Handling new stresses with real “in-the-trenches”  responses

Story

  • Like so many of you, my hours have changed…

Discussion & Reflection Questions

  • Hey Professor Questions
  • Ways to Combat Stress
  • Ways to Combat Anxiety
  • Ways to Increase Motivation

Challenge Of The Week

  • "Stress does more than make you sick.  It destroys your peace, hopes, and dreams." - Ellie Scrimmer. Address your stress. Address your anxiety.  Deal with them head on.   

Quote Of The Week

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”  William James

Tip For Success

  • Be strong and find help when you need it.  There is no shame.  Talk to your medical provider, find a counselor - help yourself.  This is all about you. 

Upcoming Topics

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