Tag Archives: self care

Self-Care: Pages of a Career Journal

It is common in my organization for people to disclose their illness when calling in sick. I don’t mind doing this when it’s something mundane, like a cold. But sometimes one has personal issues that you don’t feel like telling … Continue reading

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Benefits of Exercise in Parkinson’s Treatment

I am a naturally quiet observer- it comes with the title of being a clinical social worker. For the last several weeks, I have walked across the hospital campus observing a group of adults doing everything from Thai Chi, lunges, … Continue reading

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Chocolate State of Mine

I came across the great blog The Recipe Hunter after she liked a few of my post. I loved her idea of theme of the month recipes. However, it looked like the odds were against me because her theme this month was … Continue reading

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Do You Have Compassion Fatigue? Caregiver Edition

One of my favorite quotes is “You can’t argue with crazy”. It’s a proven fact you just can’t. That is why in my last post I provided suggestions for dealing with the intolerable. A dear friend who recently read it … Continue reading

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Inclement weather and hungry!

So, have you ever had a natural disaster (flood , tornado , earthquake , windstorm or something worst?) or just been snowed in for a extended period of time? What did you eat, was it good, and what did you … Continue reading

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