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Mar 25, 2021

"I cannot sleep. It's like, I wake up at 1am and my mind's going crazy ... if you had someone come to you and say; 'I'm really struggling right now, I'm having a lot of anxiety, with work with family, with kids with whatever'; what are some of the top things that you want to share with them?"

How can a regular yoga practice bring you into a deeper union with what you do and help improve your performance? Why is it that people in the caring profession sometimes leave self care at the bottom of their priority list? What resources can professional bodies offer you?

With special thanks to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for their help with this piece, their excellent website is here:

The help number mentioned is: 1-800 654 5167

The Breathing App is here:

The book "Why we sleep" is here:

"Insight Timer" is here:

Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guests Bridget Petrillo, CRNA at The Mayo Clinic in Phoenix Arizona, volunteer member for the AANA Peer Assistance Advisors Committee, State Peer Advisor for the Arizona Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AZANA), member of the Wellness Committee for AZANA and Jessica Switzman, CRNA, MSN, Johns Hopkins, also served on the AANA Wellness Committee and AANA Peer Advisors Committee, State Peer Advisor for MANA and has been teaching Yoga since 2007.