imperfections

HAPPY SOCIAL WORK MONTH

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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

May the work I've done speak for me: 

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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: 

Daily Inspiration

At dinner, the other night I was asked the question “what is your biggest regret?” I am far from perfect and yes I have some flaws, but I try to live my life without any regrets. Everything happens for a reason and the relationships we entered, stayed in, or ended taught us necessary lessons. It is easy to be negative about our past mistakes and unhappiness. But it is much more healing to look at ourselves and our past in the light of experience, acceptance, and growth. Our past is a… Read More »Daily Inspiration

Distant lovers

Distance is not for the fearful, it is for the bold. It’s for those who are willing to spend a lot of time alone in exchange for a little time with the one they love. It’s for those knowing a good thing when they see it, even if they don’t see it nearly enough… Sure, there’s the loneliness, coming home to an empty house, the longing, and travel expenses. Love is the acceptance of imperfection as part of what you love. Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste… Read More »Distant lovers