I Can’t Hang Anymore

Now that restrictions are becoming more relaxed, some of us might be venturing outside (safely, of course) and spending time with friends and family. I've noticed that my social battery runs out a lot quicker than it used to. Even virtual hangouts are just as draining as in-person encounters. There's a noticeable change in my … Continue reading I Can’t Hang Anymore

I Don’t Know My Job Title and I’m Too Afraid to Ask

If you have been keeping up with the hot mess that is my life, you know I started a new job recently. I am really enjoying it, and am learning a lot about my new position and the new field I'm in. But one thing I'm still confused on is what exactly my job title … Continue reading I Don’t Know My Job Title and I’m Too Afraid to Ask

I Couldn’t Think of a Funny Title

I think this year has a vendetta against me and I don't know why! I'm beginning to think I cut off a wizard in traffic. If you have been reading my blog for a week or so, you know that my personal life is not going well (insert laugh track). The family member continues to … Continue reading I Couldn’t Think of a Funny Title

What I Do As a Case Manager

March is Social Work Month, and I would like to share my duties relating to the field I work in. I've been a case manager at a non-profit for almost 3 years and I'm learning every day. I started out in our reunification program, which was intensive hands on support and I was on call … Continue reading What I Do As a Case Manager

Trauma in the Work Place

Content warning: I'm going to be writing about sensitive material regarding trauma that might be uncomfortable. I'm veering off my usual path for the month. Since it's Social Work Month in March, I would like to bring awareness to the adverse effects that come with working in the field. This doesn't only apply to social … Continue reading Trauma in the Work Place

My Phone Caught Fire, and Other Mishaps (Working Title of My Memoir)

It's halfway through February and I couldn't be anymore happier. I thought last year was a train wreck, and 2021 is shaping up to be just as ridiculous. In one of my previous posts I mentioned that it felt like one thing after another was happening, and it didn't stop at the mental health crisis. … Continue reading My Phone Caught Fire, and Other Mishaps (Working Title of My Memoir)

How I Survive WFH: Part 2

Can you believe it's almost been a year since the first lock down? Personally I'm still processing 2016, but that's another post. I was deep in thought again *procrastinating* and thought I could add a few more tips to this post since we're all getting cabin fever by now. Uno. I turn off all my … Continue reading How I Survive WFH: Part 2

It’s the Little Things (not a Good Charlotte reference)

Source: favim.com I watched Soul over the holiday weekend, and it made me think of moments I enjoy in life that have kept me sane, especially now. I always try to remind myself to be present and not get caught up thinking about the future, because we can't control everything. This list isn't the most … Continue reading It’s the Little Things (not a Good Charlotte reference)

Could 2020 Go Any Slower?

The answer is probably, yes it could. Also, welcome newcomers! Thanks for reading. I'm going to be honest, this year was NOT it. It was definitely a time for personal development and growth; I've learned it's okay to create and enforce boundaries with yourself and others. I've learned to have space for emotions and allow … Continue reading Could 2020 Go Any Slower?

How I Survive Working from Home (I don’t)

Yes, another post about working from home! Many of us are struggling to make the transition and maintaining our routines/ mental health/ waistlines, including me! None of us were expecting to become Jack Nicholson from The Shining, but here we are. My daily schedule usually varies due to working as a case manager, but here … Continue reading How I Survive Working from Home (I don’t)

Some Self-Care During the End of the World

Source: Google While I was working from my office/bedroom/bathroom, I made a list of self-care rituals I've been practicing while working from home during COVID. I'm a visual person and had to see if I could modify anything. Here's what I have so far: Following a vague sleeping schedule during the weekDaily journaling: whether you … Continue reading Some Self-Care During the End of the World

What I’ve Learned As a Case Manager

In my time working at a non-profit, I have picked up a few things that I can share. Of course, you can't learn certain things pertaining to social work/ case management through school, only through first hand experience. It's okay to let them know when you don't know the answer off the top of your … Continue reading What I’ve Learned As a Case Manager