STRESS REDUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS & 1st RESPONDERS
Nurses, Doctors & First Responders - we are here for you. Our proven techniques & practices will help you gain more balance & ease.
6 Ways Aikido Principles Benefit Health Care Providers:
1. Stress Relief and Emotional Well-being: The practice of Aikido involves mindfulness, deep breathing, and meditation techniques that helps to manage stress and improve emotional well-being..
Health care professionals often face high levels of stress, long working hours, and challenging situations, which can take a toll on their mental and physical health. Aikido principles trigger relaxation, reduce anxiety, and allows us to find a sense of calm amidst the chaos
2. Communication and Conflict Resolution: Aikido principles can also be applied to interpersonal interactions in healthcare settings. Aikido training emphasizes non-aggression, cooperation, and blending with the energy of others. Aikido's emphasis on connecting with the energy of others and maintaining a calm state of mind can be valuable in high-pressure healthcare environments These principles can enhance communication skills and conflict resolution abilities, leading to better patient interactions and teamwork among healthcare providers.
3.Focus and concentration increase: This skill is crucial for health care professionals who need to make critical decisions and perform complex tasks. By incorporating specific breathing exercises into their daily routines, they can sharpen their cognitive abilities and improve their overall performance.
4. Aikido training improves physical health: It regulates blood pressure, promotes better sleep, boosts the immune system, and supports overall cardiovascular health. These benefits are especially valuable for individuals working in a demanding field like healthcare.
5. Self-defense: Aikido techniques provide “litigation-free” self-defense skills for health care providers who may encounter potentially aggressive or violent situations in their line of work. Aikido's emphasis on redirection and non-violent resolution can help health care providers control or restrain patients without causing harm.
6. Body Mechanics and Posture: Aikido training focuses on proper body mechanics, balance, and posture. This can be particularly beneficial for health care providers who often have physically demanding jobs that require lifting, transferring patients, and maintaining proper body alignment during procedures. Aikido can improve their body awareness and help prevent musculoskeletal injuries.
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42% OF PHYSICIANS EXPERIENCE BURNOUT IN 2021
NEW: NEARLY HALF OF GENERATION X PHYSICIANS SAID THEY FELT BURNED OUT
(The Wall Street Journal)
96% OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS AGREE THAT BURNOUT IS AN ISSUE
42% OF PHYSICIANS ARE RELUCTANT TO SEEK MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT
43% OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ISOLATED THEMSELVES TO DEAL WITH BURNOUT IN 2021
26% OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS DRANK ALCOHOL TO DEAL WITH BURNOUT IN 2021
40% OF DOCTORS WITH BURNOUT SAY THEY LACK RESOURCES
51% OF FEMALE PHYSICIANS EXPERIENCE BURNOUT COMPARED TO 36% OF MEN
SUICIDE DEATHS ARE ROUGHLY 250 TO 400% HIGHER AMONGST FEMALE PHYSICIANS COMPARED TO FEMALES IN OTHER OCCUPATIONS
94% OF FEMALE PHYSICIANS WITH A DIAGNOSIS DON’T DISCLOSE IT
53% OF DOCTORS WITH DEPRESSION SAID IT AFFECTED THEIR WORK IN 2021
45% OF RESIDENT PHYSICIANS EXPERIENCE BURNOUT
28% OF RESIDENT PHYSICIANS EXPERIENCE MAJOR DEPRESSION
OVER 50% OF DOCTORS WORK 50-80 HOURS PER WEEK