What is the difference between kindness and compassion? Kindness is a behavioral action that others can see and compassion is an inner experience. It would be wonderful if both kindness and compassion are present in any challenging situation, but kindness should come first and foremost.
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As uncertainty surrounding the pandemic wears on, there remains one constant: a reliance on the internet, social media, and streaming services for work, school, entertainment, and keeping in touch with friends and family.
But is the increased screen time — and the resulting onslaught of emails, memes, and media consumption that come with the removed barrier between work and home — taking a toll on our mental health?
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The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) has compiled a selection of web pages and information sheets on mental health and coping with the effects of the pandemic. These resources are a selection from key organizations in the field and is updated as new resources become available.
SPRC Resource List
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