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Dealing With Offensive Remarks At Work

I am a middle-aged white female who works in a retail setting with colleagues whose skin tones are every color imaginable. I respect my co-workers, and they respect me. Our company generally does whatever makes the customer happy. But this is … Continue reading

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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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Dare to Recharge – Let me Reintroduce myself

  Real life confession: I have never read the book “Daring Greatly” by Brown. Yes, I know she’s a social worker and a damn good one. Though I digress, I checked the book out when it came in at the … 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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Inside Out Learning to Manage Emotions

Little effort has been made in schools to teach children how to manage their feelings. Schools lay the groundwork for cognitive development, especially in academic areas. But what about emotional development? Proficiency in that is equally important for leading a … Continue reading

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