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The things you do advertise your beliefs better than a bumper sticker.

Happy Social Work Month

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On the plane en route to the conference this year, I thought this might be my last year presenting at the NASW-LA conference. I also was considering not renewing my contract with Continuing Education as a presenter. As I wrap up this week, I am deeply humbled and grateful from all the love I received during the breaks and after my presentations this week. One of my practicum supervisors from Overton Brooks VA Medical Center attended my workshop on Wednesday and Thursday. She expressed that she was extremely proud of… Read More »Happy Social Work Month

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A big part of what defines us is what we hold on to, and what we let go of.

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You may not always be sure of what you deserve, but you almost always know what you earned.

Transformation Tuesday

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It is a trend people use on social media. On Tuesday people post “-transformational” photos. Today I decided to support a transformation of my personal fitness achievements. Prior to starting my weight-loss journey, I had no idea what proper portions were coming from Louisiana. Working with the veterans at the hospital I made a decision to join the military. I never had weight issues growing up because I was extremely thin. Dealing with daily stressors of life caused me to gain more weight over the years. My motivation to start… Read More »Transformation Tuesday

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Life is an echo. What you send out, comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give, you get. What you see in others, exists in you. Remember, life is an echo. It always gets back to you. So give goodness.

Dating Investigator

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

Daily Inspiration

A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times. It is important to know your own personal truth and reality in order to be honest with someone. Michael D. Gatson

Daily Inspiration

Happiness is always a by-product. You don’t make yourself happy by chasing happiness. You make yourself happy by being a good person.