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Empowerment

I’m devoted to yoga, but the empowerment comes not from doing the asana but from being able to step out of a busy day and take time for myself. That could be running or reading a book or whatever. To … Continue reading

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Professional Insight

Today is a 9 — Watch out for bizarre professional requests. Curiosity leads to commitments. An older person offers advice. You’re learning fast. Consider the long view. Start out fresh, and go for the gold! Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks … Continue reading

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Active Listening -pages of a career journal

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.”- Larry King  To assume that a social worker can empower someone…

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Difficult Situations

The origami frog fluttered out of my  career journal. When I unwrapped and smoothed it out, it revealed notes from a work shop I had taken during graduate school that still apply today. The page read: Positive ways to handle conflict … Continue reading

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FAST : Mindfulness Intervention

I attended a  continuing education workshop “How I feel : Growing or Maintaining Self Respect when Communicating” and as I stood in line I could hear staff at the door. ”You’re an ‘f’, ’t’, ’s’, ’a’”. Participants were giddy and I … Continue reading

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