Yesterday was full of obstacles, but I made it to my destination and accomplished my initial goal. I used to pray for opportunities to travel and get paid for something I love doing. I like being around genuine people and finding new ways to love the same person over and over. It is important to expose ourselves to different parts of the world and to new experiences and cultures, so that we can change our lenses. It’s important to surround ourselves with people who help us grow and bring out… Read More »Happy Holiday's 🦃🎄🍹😍😘 from my family to yours 😘
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 think I missed a couple of daily inspirations on last week due to my schedule. I am back and with a lot on my mind. I am currently learning that it is okay to not know sometimes. Sometimes we think we want the next best thing or what we think our lives will look like down the road. That’s okay. If the answer is I don’t know, then say it. Sometimes the reason we don’t know is that it would be too difficult, too confusing for us right… Read More »Daily Inspiration
Clinging to the lessons, people, and feelings from yesterday will keep you tired, stressed, confused, and afraid. If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
Make sure you don’t become a servant to what you’re trying to master. Michael D. Gatson I had a conversation with a friend and mentor last night. I shared that there are a few things I’ve been trying really hard to master lately; one of those things is my dissertation. I have been asked several times when I am graduating. I will be graduating when all three of my committee members sign my dissertation as complete. I have been working on my dissertation while maintaining a full-time federal career, serving… Read More »Dissertation Blues