When I was in my 20s, I worked in a hospital and learned about “universal precautions.” Since we never knew whether a patient had a contagious disease, we treated everyone with the care we would if we knew they did indeed need special care. Nowadays, especially this time of year, we might all do well to…
Casey’s eTip: Use Universal Precautions with Everyone
Almost everyone we encounter is going through something. They might be ill, chronically or temporarily. They might be grieving a recent loss or dealing with unresolved yet still troubling matters from their childhood. They may be in chronic pain or devoting countless hours to caring for others. If we knew this about them, we might be a little kinder or more gentle. So why not be that way just in case?
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