The COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming and stressful due to longer work hours and caring for yourself and others. More of us are experiencing, anxiety, fear, anger, sadness, and helplessness. Self-care is important so you are equipped to maintain your physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health. The PEMSS model is a holistic approach that focuses on five areas (Physical, Emotional, Mental, Social and Spiritual) and properly implementing applicable, direct self-care from any of these areas. Using this model will eradicate the challenge of identifying self-care behaviors that are effective for maintaining personal and professional well-being in the face of the unique demands of work.
- To better understand the PEMSS Model and define targeted self-care.
- To identify untargeted self-care patterns and blocks to implementing targeted self-care.
- To learn how to develop intentional, targeted self-care with mindfulness.