What’s the Difference Between Various Mental Health Professionals?

February 2nd, 2017

Finding help for a mental illness can be an overwhelming and confusing process. With the growing number of mental health professionals, their responsibilities and qualifications are not always clear. As an emerging Social Worker and current Social Work intern, I find many of my clients having trouble understanding the difference between all the mental health professions. It is clear to say, duties of the various…

Travel Tips for a Merrier Christmas

December 23rd, 2016

When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go now to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” (Luke 2:15 NRS) Travel is a holiday tradition dating back to the first Christmas.  Mary and Joseph traveled a moderate distance from Nazareth to Bethlehem. The Magi…

The Dos and Don’ts of a To-Do list

December 21st, 2016

We’ve all heard of a “to-do list,” and we use it for a variety of reasons: organizing our day-to-day activities, listing homework assignments, outlining household cleaning chores, or a reminder of the day’s errands. Whatever the reason, a to-do list serves the purpose of reminding us of the things we need to complete. But is there a wrong way to use a to-do list? Here…