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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

As a therapist, I am constantly dealing with various issues on a daily basis. Yesterday I was dealing with the topic of divorce and breakup. On this journey of life, we are faced with many losses. Ranging from people we have loved, jobs, house, car, money, or something we valued. If you are not careful you can even lose sight of your values, dreams, and goals. Searching for a quick fix is not the solution to avoiding feelings about your loss. When we are searching for instant gratification we often… Read More »Daily Inspiration

Daily Inspiration

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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 Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word 🙂

Daily Inspiration

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The things you do advertise your beliefs better than a bumper sticker. Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word 🙂

Daily Inspiration

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A big part of what defines us is what we hold on to, and what we let go of. Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word 🙂

Daily Inspiration

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.  Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word 🙂