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Shattered Lives Radio welcomes returning guest Pamela Katz Ressler to discuss a topic that’s showing great interest; what personal stories should, or shouldn’t, be shared on social media? With the increase of users there has been a trend to use social media platforms as the neighborhood fence to talk with one another about all the ups and downs of the day, and, in many cases, our illnesses, tragedies, and diseases.
Pam Ressler’s article written for Cognoscenti addresses the issue of writing, blogging, or discussing the very personal aspects of our lives. During the show we will delve into the fact that people are sharing very personal experiences and whether it’s always appropriate. Is there often a stigma attached to being so open, or are people finding support within their online communities?
Pamela Katz Ressler, MS, RN, HN-BC is the founder of Stress Resources in Concord, Massachusetts, a firm specializing in building resiliency for individuals and organizations through tools of connection, communication and compassion, Pam is a frequent speaker to local, national and international audiences on strategies of resiliency and serves on the board of directors of the Integrative Medicine Alliance. She is an adjunct faculty member at both Tufts University School of Medicine and UMass Boston (College of Nursing and Health Sciences), and recently served as a consultant on a federal grant addressing stress resiliency for new nursing graduates. Pam is a frequent contributor to various print and online journals, and has been interviewed extensively on her research on resiliency and social media in healthcare. Her interest in stress resiliency stems from her 30 years of work in the healthcare industry, but more importantly from her own life as a mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, friend, business owner, educator, community volunteer, etc, etc, etc…and her attempt to find balance, sanity, and joy amidst the mess, chaos, and beauty of life.
To learn more about Stress Resources visit the website: StressResources.com