Is it selfish to be practicing self care during the Coronavirus crisis?
Self care is often labeled as being a selfish practice, but today’s returning podcast guest, Nancy Gallegos, will show you that self care may just be the thing you need to get through this time of crisis.
Nancy Gallegos is a self-care coach and business mentor who helps mental health professionals and social workers recover from burnout and compassion fatigue. She’s helped clients bring balance and joy back into their career and lives. She also helps psychotherapists transition from a psychotherapy practice into a profitable and ethical online coaching business. Her unique step by step transition system leverages expertise, education, and passion to help her clients identify the best niche for their profitable offerings while navigating the grey area between therapy and coaching. A graduate from Pepperdine University, Nancy holds a masters in clinical psychology and a Marriage and Family Therapist License in California where she lives. Prior to transitioning into coaching, Nancy was in the mental health field for 14 years where she held a varied of positions from psychotherapist to Assistant Vice President of a top mental health agency in Los Angeles. Nancy’s writing passions include topics on combating compassion fatigue and stress in the mental health field, holistic wellness, self-care, and women empowerment.
Whether you are feeling overwhelmed, frustrated or anxious, establishing a self care habit today can help you to weather the current global health storm. Just spending 5 mins to reconnect with how you are feeling and thinking, can have a profound effect on your mood and how you approach your day.
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