This week I celebrated the 7th anniversary from when I submitted my first research proposal and presented at NASW-LA in Baton Rouge, LA. This week I presented at the NASW-MD Conference on Suicide Among Active Military Personnel and War Veterans. My first time I was introducing the information from my article I published with NASW and I was very comfortable and did not feel nervous at all. An altercation occurred between two of the participants. I feel that I handled the situation very well. During my presentation, I provided a… Read More »HAPPY SOCIAL WORK MONTH
There comes a time in every adult’s life where they must be honest and in tune with their true feelings. A couple of weekends ago I was having a pity party for myself because I was in class on Saturday and Sunday at a CBT certification course. Next weekend I will be working on speaking engagements. The weather is getting warmer and everyone is enjoying the outdoors, and I will be working. I started to think about the time when will I get the chance to enjoy my weekends and… Read More »May the work I've done speak for me:
I am learning to have patience with all things, and especially with myself. Self-reflection holds a key to unlocking the door and our eyes to new beginnings of awareness. Take a few moments before it becomes a lifetime of regrets, but do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. Life is not a race but indeed it is a journey. Love your life, and what you‘ve been given, it is not accidental. Learn to laugh, forgive, and appreciate the little things in life. Some of the best things in… Read More »Daily Inspiration
I try to live a life with no regrets because we have choices in this life. We learn some behaviors have some self/defeating consequences, while others have beneficial consequences. As human beings we can alter our lives by altering our attitudes of the mind. As you think, so shall you be. Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Great way to wrap of social work month with NASW-VA: Finding balance is about making time for your career and having regular hours to have fun; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success. #Checkinggoalsoffmylistdaily #Livingmylifelikeitsgolden