Book Review, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Book Review: 21 Days to Happiness

21 Days to Happiness by Ingrid Kelada Book Review and Author Interview: It's a good book and at first, I was expecting a feel-good book, but this is different! And in a good way. Great tips and ideas are shared and these are gone into in-depth. Health, success at work, deeper connections, generosity, positivity, resilience,… Continue reading Book Review: 21 Days to Happiness

Education, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Want to boost your creativity and be a better collaborator? Think about why the sky is blue — ideas.ted.com

We all should get in touch with our inner child! Go play with your kids and grandchildren. Run through the sprinkler, laugh, see life as fun instead of chore and work oriented.....Great advice!   Stretch your mind and strengthen your relationships with this simple exercise borrowed from schoolkids. Education innovator Sugata Mitra shows how. It’s… Continue reading Want to boost your creativity and be a better collaborator? Think about why the sky is blue — ideas.ted.com

Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

I’m happy: A social worker’s story

A wonderful post written by a social worker who is happy they are a social worker. It is not too often that one reads this. Quite often when I am on LinkedIn and Twitter, I read how unhappy and unfulfilled many helping professionals are. This is a mindset of the professional. Circumstances, finances, bureaucracy can… Continue reading I’m happy: A social worker’s story

Education, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

A Message of Wisdom

Can any of us truly define happiness and contentment? Is it easier to discuss potential and wishes? What about joy, delight or accomplishment? As professionals and as humans, it is important to identify our deepest wishes and desires and to work from a place of compassion with our clients and with those we love and… Continue reading A Message of Wisdom