The Gift of Staycations

What is a Staycation? The way that I define a staycation may be different than how others might define it. A staycation is when I take a break from my work schedule and allow myself to take a break. I don’t schedule work related appointments during staycation. I use the term staycation because I don’t … Read more

Focus Days as a Path to Well-Being

What is Self Care? “Self care” is a term that many therapists and helping professionals use in reference to taking care of one’s self. This is an important matter for helping professionals because we are uniquely charged with caring for others. When your work involves: thinking about others, identifying their needs, listening to their concerns … Read more

Today Didn’t Go as Planned

Less than 5 Minutes on the Treadmill Today I decided to go to the gym. It would have been my first time this year. I feel better when I get to the gym regularly for a 1 hour walk and 5 minute cool down. Less than 5 minutes after settling upon the right treadmill, I … Read more

Honor Your Limitations

We All Have Limitations We all have limitations, yet many of us try to cover them up, ignore them, or battle through them. Sometimes we benefit from this tendency to keep going despite our limitations. Other times we hit a figurative or literal brick wall because we won’t acknowledge what we can and can not … Read more