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Upgrade Your Life Podcast with Del Denney – Super Charge Your Stress Management in the Age of Covid-19 | A Conversation with Mike Taigman

As a popular educator and author for several decades, Mike has focused on helping folks in emergency medical services take better care of themselves so they can take better care of their patients and communities. In this podcast, Mike shares strategies and discusses his new book Super Charge Your Stress Management in the Age of COVID-19.

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Pinnacle Webinar Series – The Importance of Staying Connected While Practicing Physical Distancing: A Key Resilience Competency

Collaboration and relationships are a key component of resilience. The physical distancing required to slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve has moved us towards creative ways to be connected, from Zoom hugs to virtual happy hours. During this interactive session, we will discuss the science behind the importance of relationships and ways to keep this aspect of our world alive without sharing the virus. Presented by FirstWatch Improvement Guide, Mike Taigman.

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First Responders, Stress Management and Coronavirus – April 2nd | Recording and Resources

How to take care of yourself and your family during this crisis Coronavirus transformed our lives nearly overnight. Suddenly, we’re bombarded with messages: Stay home, shelter in place, avoid sick people, flatten the curve, not enough ventilators, you may be a carrier for days without symptoms. It’s no wonder people all over the world have a higher collective stress level than any time in modern history. And if you work in emergency services, you can’t stay home or avoid sick people. The extra [...]

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Paramedic Chiefs of Canada Webinar: Advancing Despite Adversity

There’s no question that increasing resilience for ourselves and our colleagues has amazing benefits. It increases the ability to achieve big goals, improves the quality of relationships while protecting against depression, anxiety, and PTSD. The question is, what actually makes up resilience and how can it be developed effectively? During this session we interviewed Jurie Rossouw an Australian neuroscientist who is revolutionizing how we think about resilience. Click here to view the recording. Click here for a pdf of the slides. Mentioned during the webinar: Join us [...]

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ResilientFirst™ Webinar: Keeping Your Cool

The ability to manage your emotions in the middle of a stressful situation is a hallmark of advanced resilience. During this webinar we explored the neuroscience behind emotions and learn tips, tricks, and strategies that you can use to develop your “cool” in any situation. Presented by FirstWatch Improvement Guide, Mike Taigman.

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Building Your Resilience with Vision and Purpose

Building a resilient mind, body, and life requires several interconnected skills. Many neuroscientists believe that the ability to set and work toward a clear vision is the foundation on which all the others sit. The ResilientFirst system helps you develop the skills to set clear visions and achieve your goals. In this session FIrstWatch Improvement Guide, Mike Taigman will introduce the power of visioning for yourself and your organization. You’ll learn the five key questions that all leaders need [...]

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ResilientFirst Webinar – Enhance your team’s mental health!

Please join us for this overview of ResilientFirst, presented by Mike Taigman. You’ll have an introduction to the initial assessment and micro-task system for developing resilience and we’ll discuss ways to help your team become happier, mentally healthier, and better able to manage stress. ResilientFirst is an easy-to-use, science-based way for emergency service and healthcare personnel to increase resilience in just a few minutes a day, preparing them to cope with stressors before they happen. Our vision is to make [...]

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Building Resilience to Prevent PTSD, Decrease Suicides, and Increase Happiness

The little black ribbon across a uniform badge or posted on social media signals that we’ve lost another one of our own. More and more of those tragic deaths are from suicide, leaving public safety professionals searching for ways to help our colleagues before it’s too late. One promising approach is focused on increasing resilience, defined as the ability to advance despite adversity—to handle day-to-day stressors and major events like school shootings and natural disasters without suffering serious psychological [...]

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