This week I went to a Yoga and Mindfulness training for adolescents on Wednesday. It was for work and I did not expect to gain as much practical information as I did. The trainer is who I enjoyed, as she is passionate about her craft and the information she presents. I arrived at this trainingContinue reading “Heaven”

Peace:Love::Self Care

During this time of unrest in our country..we all still have to get up and service the people that need us the most. That is why self care right now is so important. If you work in school districts or with populations that are diverse with immigrants and the like. There is mass panic andContinue reading “Peace:Love::Self Care”

Morning session

Good Morning helpers! I have been ill this week with sinusitis and pharyngitis. I’m trying to head to work early today and as we speak I have a heating pad on my forehead. But it’s Friday! We made it to the end of the week after Thanksgiving break! Woohoo! While I’ve been home Resting. I’veContinue reading “Morning session”

Good Morning DecemberšŸ˜˜

  My oh my as our last month of 2016! No other month is quite like you, as December you are uniquely made. Will you grace us with loveliness vs loneliness? Grace us with our favorite things just as Fraulein Maria sang to us on The Sound of Music? Ā  “When the dog bites, whenContinue reading “Good Morning DecemberšŸ˜˜”

Be honest about Secondary Trauma..let’s talk

The Cost of Vicarious Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, and the difference between that and burnout. If you are in the helping profession, which includes mental health, medical field or those who are taking care of others day in and day out. Please take care of yourself. You may not “feel” stressed, but your body is screaming!Continue reading “Be honest about Secondary Trauma..let’s talk”

Your Good Morning session

Your Good Morning session is awaiting! It’s the only session that helps you my fellow helpers! So if you don’t mind to sit back, turn up your speakers in the car, office, home or headphones. You know this tune from days of old. Welcome to Thursday! As I like to call “Friday Eve”ā¤ļø Enjoy, CounselorContinue reading “Your Good Morning session”

Rebuilding Your Life

I hate to go corn dog on my readers. But no matter how work goes or the government turns out, we are all responsible for our own purposes and lives. No matter what everyone else is doing. If your purpose is truly to be a mental health professional yet you have lost focused, there canContinue reading “Rebuilding Your Life”

Dr. Seuss knows

Yes, thank you helpers. Where would the world be without you?

Roadblocks to self care

COUNSELING TODAY, COVER STORIES Taking care of yourself as a counselor By Lynne Shallcross January 17, 2011 Anyone who has flown on an airplane and listened to the flight attendant before takeoff has been cautioned what to do in the event the oxygen masks fall from the ceiling: Put on your own mask first beforeContinue reading “Roadblocks to self care”