How to set healthy expectations during COVID-19

Posted on 04/14/20 01:10:pm


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We are living in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has changed everything that was routine and familiar, yet we can be tempted to think we should behave as though it hasn’t. We need to adjust our expectations of ourselves and everyone else.

In part two (above) of a six-part series on compassion resilience, two Rogers experts explain how to have realistic expectations during COVID-19.

For more information on how to stay resilient during COVID-19, visit

Thanks to Sue McKenzie Dicks, vice president of healthy culture at Rogers Behavioral Health, and Emily Jonesberg, training coordinator at Rogers InHealth, for sharing these strategies.  

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