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:
(TGIPF) This morning I was listening to Fantasia “Bump what your friends say” and the song made me think about a lot of things. If you are feeling confused, alone, unsure of what to do next, go back to a place you can trust—– your heart. In matters of work, money, love, go back to your heart. Are you unsure of the map, uncertain of the next step on your journey, or wondering how to untangle the mess of a broken heart? The answers are not in your head, it’s… Read More »Daily Inspiration
I am learning to give but not allow myself to be used. It is important to love but do not allow your heart to be abused. Trust but don’t be naive. Listen to others, but don’t lose your own voice.
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
Dear Mr. Gatson, I’m not sure if this is the right email to send this to. Feel free to correct me if not. Below is my entry/ question to your blog. I’ve gone out on a few dates this year and each time I’ve noticed a few small things. For example, one gentleman I noticed when I ask him questions he’s a bit vague with his answers. I called him out on it and he said “I don’t come out and say a lot in the beginning.” I replied “I’m… Read More »Dating Investigator