CISM News

December 18, 2019

Around the holiday season there is often an increase in feelings of stress as time and money resources are drained, and many people struggle with unresolved and recent losses. Self-care is essential year round, but even more so during this stressful season.

Proactive self-care can help all of us. Or if things are stress-free in your life, the tips in the attached articles will help you enjoy the season even more. Remember self-care happens all year long, not just the holidays.

November 20, 2019

Our information revolution and post-industrial society has created more service industries than ever before with an emphasis on community wellness and taking care of each other being a common goal.

The African proverb “it takes a village” often refers to the myriad of people, their actions and collaborative efforts and how it benefits their community.  Although traditionally those in emergency services and/or public safety are recognized as helpers and often heroes, sometimes other professionals and lay persons are able to put their talents and specialties into helping others.

Musicians, farmers, scientists, survivors and caregivers all do their part to make a difference.  Here’s to those who make it happen:

Thanks and gratitude to our village!