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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...


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...


There will be days…a tribute to social workers!

As a social worker you sometimes have to just stop and remember that there will be days…some good, some not-so-good.  But never a dull one.  Here’s my little tribute to us social workers and...


Practicing Kindness {A Self-care Strategy}

So I didn’t include this strategy when I wrote my Top 10 list…mainly because I thought it would get too many eye rolls without more information included to do it justice.  Hence, the post...


Developing a Plan B {A Self-care Strategy}

This is my second post in a series of posts looking to take a deeper dive into some of the Top 10 Self-care Ideas I recently shared.  Developing a Plan B has been a...


Gratitude {A Self-care Strategy}

Gratitude, guys, it’s a game changer.  With Gratitude, you can change your life without actually changing anything (except your perspective).  I posted my top 10 self-care ideas a few weeks ago and realized that...


Work-Life Balance (or unbalance?)

I’ve been really struggling with Work-life balance recently.  I’ve got it down great when my real life (non-work) is under control—then I can handle the craziness of work.  BUT, when real life throws me...


Reflection on the Orlando Shooting

I had today as a scheduled PTO day—hoping to spend it writing posts so that I’d have some good content built up (takes the pressure off a bit)… was planning on writing about work-life...


Meet Megan! {Featured Social Worker #2}

Are you as excited as I am about the monthly featured social worker posts?!?! It’s already been super rewarding to me to get to read the responses from my social work friends, and we’re...


Music that Inspires: A Thank You to the Dixie Chicks!

Guys, I am so excited (like been excited for 6 months kind of excited!)—tonight I’m going to Chicago to see the Dixie Chicks IN CONCERT (with my mom)!!!  The Dixie Chicks have been one...

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