Category: COVID

May 25, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many healthcare workers morally wounded — here’s how we might care for them

Andrew Sloane explains that as we return in a general sense to our new "normal" after the pandemic, for many healthcare workers the transition is not so simple and indeed is proving to be a traumatic process. "The term “moral injury” was developed in military contexts to help clinicians understand the experience of veterans of […]

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March 6, 2023
Remote Working Has Made Developing Relationships With Colleagues Harder --Here's What Workers and Bosses Need Right Now

The authors note the changes that the global pandemic has brought to the workplace, and observe that hybrid working environments have created challenges for employee culture, career paths, mentoring and general wellbeing. From their research they bring useful pointers to help orientate organisations to new demographics and workplace relationships. "How should leaders relate to, and […]

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February 1, 2023
Thinking out loud - Lament

How do we deal with the gap between how we want things to be and how they actually are. Natasha Moore gives helpful insight while isolating in the midst of 2020 lockdowns.

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August 4, 2022
Pandemic Fatigue

In this lively 30 minute podcast from the Centre for Public Christianity, the presenters discuss with psychologist Dr Valerie Ling ways in which we can look after ourselves and others, when feeling jaded and low in spirit. "Feeling a bit blah mid-way through 2022… still?  In 2021, organisational psychologist Adam Grant named that pandemic feeling. […]

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July 26, 2022
When did not coping become the new normal?

Life can be very topsy-turvy, if not completely overwhelming at times. Yet, despite feeling off balance, as Natasha Moore finds, there can be useful experiences to evaluate, such as recognising that we are all fragile and dependant on others. She shares her perspective here. "Do most of us, post-lockdown, mid-2022, feel a bit like a […]

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June 22, 2022
Prepping to return to the office

Recent stats show that Adelaide is leading the nation with a return to the office. That doesn’t mean that WFH is over, but it does mean there is a new hybrid model happening.    5 days straight in the office: a shock to the system! Over the last month, I have suddenly realised that I have […]

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January 10, 2022
Work from home is the new normal as employers struggle to make the daily grind work

Things have drastically changed since 2019. As we start 2022, what is life in the office looking like? Daniel Ziffer gives a narrative looking into the future of work.

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October 21, 2021
Pushing Back Against Burnout

Self-care is leading the way regarding resilience as we navigate changes. Lauren brings out a fourth aspect of self-care, particularly for Christians in this time.

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October 7, 2021
Breaking the COVID Purity Spiral

Two different purity spirals have gabbed our culture, freedom vs safety. Both communities claim the moral high ground that is corroding out culture. Tom Habib looks at how Jesus impacts this conversation.

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June 8, 2021
Never Waste a Good Crisis

The golden opportunity for the C-Suite to drive for a new & better future Introduction It was Sir Winston Churchill who said, "Never waste a good crisis". Nothing was more true than in these unheralded times. What have we learned? What have we unlearned? What have we re-learnt? Where can we grow? How or what […]

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June 8, 2021
The Emotional Turmoil and Cycle of COVID-19

You've heard the terms regarding our present situation such as unprecedented, unimaginable, exceptional, never before, unmatched, extraordinary, and naturally enough, there are a world of emotions that people are experiencing and feeling. Some say that they are anxious, others say they are depressed, some overwhelmed, a few are angry, some are just feeling lost and […]

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June 8, 2021
The Pandemic Tail: It’s called Exhaustion

Introduction Every major traumatic event has a tail. It doesn’t matter if it’s a bushfire, an earthquake, a terrorist attack or a flood for example, they all leave a tail. What does that actually mean? What this says is that during a major trauma, there is a peak in the trauma cycle. The bushfire rages, […]

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