Using Energy Practices When Life is Like a Marathon

(by Lori Hops, PhD, DCEP) We often face challenges in life that resemble a marathon, but if we treat them like a sprint, we are likely to create more stress than is necessary. The strategy of a long-distance race is different than running a quick sprint. And here is where we have a lot to […]

“White fragility” – my journey exploring diversity and inclusion so far

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) Preamble: I wrote the following blog several weeks ago, long before the current crisis. This blog is about my personal journey of coming to terms with diversity issues that had been instigated by ACEP’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Initiative. Just so readers have the appropriate context, I have supported the D&I […]

Can Mr. Rogers help you in these days of stress?

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) I don’t really know the answer to this, but if you want to find out, I recommend watching the movie “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” starring Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers. This movie was completely different than I expected. Mr. Rogers is actually not the main character. The […]