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Book Review and Giveaway!!

I am SO EXCITED about this post!!  Not only do I get to share information about a book that I’ve truly enjoyed (and think you will too), but I’m also doing my very first...

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Meet Courtney! {Featured Social Worker #3}

Hello All!! I’m excited to have a social worker to feature for this month of August!!  She’s a VERY special person to me–as she was my very FIRST non-college, Social Work friend!! I was...

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Overcoming Self-doubt in Social Work

Some self-disclosure here—I’m a rather sensitive person and I often tend towards self-doubt, thinking something is my fault if it doesn’t go well and lots of critical voices in my head always.  With time,...

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Milwaukee–Resources For Processing

When you have a public form like this and something difficult or “bad” happens in your community, you feel an obligation to use your forum to speak about it…yet, I’m struggling to find words,...

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7 Online Resources for Social Workers

So until I started this blog a few months ago, I was pretty oblivious about other social work on-line resources.  One of my underlying motives for starting this blog was to re-up my passion...

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5 Tips for Finding Balance {when the world around you is chaos}

Anyone else’s life seem to ebb and flow in what feels like pretty major shifts?  Like everything in balance for a brief beautiful moment, then something gives—maybe it’s work overload, or someone gets sick...

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Mindfulness {A Self-care Strategy}

Mindfulness is a self-care strategy that is pretty new to me. I had heard about it in a variety of ways and in a variety of settings, so after hearing about it so many...

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The social worker who…

So often in the media–in the news, as well as on t.v., social workers get a bad rap.  People hear about the worst cases and start to assume some fairly negative things about social...

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Time with those who fill your cup {A self-care strategy}

So this one seems like a bit of a no-brainer.  Clearly, spending time with people who you can connect with, who help you feel understood, and who make you a better person, is good...

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Exercise and Eating Healthy {A Self-care Strategy}

So in my original Top 10 post regarding self-care, I had exercise and eating well as separate strategies, which they clearly are, but I decided to lump them together in this more in-depth post...

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