Be Grateful, Not Hateful

This past weekend the basketball team at my alma mater Nebraska took a united stand against hatred, racism, and violence. “Hate will never win” was on the T-shirts worn by the Huskers before and during the game. The athletes and coaches unified message was in response to white nationalist videos that surfaced earlier that week by a UNL student…

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Key To Renewal and Connection: Learn To Ride The Empathy Cycle

Physical therapists, despite our relatively high-level of job satisfaction, are experiencing increasing amount stress just like every other health care provider. We are also increasingly vulnerable to it’s adverse effects.

Unless you have a strategy to proactively manage the stress that comes from caring for patients with needs as well as dealing with needy people, you’re going…

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6 Ways to Maximize Your Learning

I think most people agree that active learning is the best approach to acquiring new knowledge and skills, regardless of learning style. I also think most people don’t take specific actions to take in order to actively learn, much less know what they are.  While that’s important to everyone, it’s especially important to students in first professional…

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