Category Archives: Career Journal

Therapeutic Word of the Day

In therapy, I learned a term that stuck with me: flooded. When someone is yelling and attacking you or misinterpreting you, you are allowed to say “Stop, I’m flooded. I can’t hear you anymore. Your words aren’t landing.” It means … Continue reading

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Reflective Journaling

I find I like journals with margins so if I reread them I can connect the dots to an outcome or current thought. Colorful post it’s our also great for this and a great eye catcher when flipping through Positively … Continue reading

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Social Workers

One of the hardest yet most vital actions social workers can take is to step back and allow crossover youth, their families, and their communities take the lead in voicing what is best for them, Gilbreath says. “Those closest to … Continue reading

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Problem Solving

Know when you work best… a lot of entrepreneurs make space in the morning, but we are the opposite. We work through problems by text after midnight it allows to wake up the next day fully aligned. – Carolyn Childres … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Balancing Act

This is my second quarter of graduate school and I’ve realized I haven’t mentioned my dream of starting a nonprofit once. My focus and priorities have been on welfare policies and homeless youth. I recently decided I am going to … Continue reading

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