On my Netflix shows? No. On sleep? Not a problem, but still no. I am FINALLY caught up at work on my notes. I have a new system for myself that I was basically forced to put in to place…in simplified terms, this system is basically “self-discipline”. For me this means beginning and ending my sessions on-time and having the discipline to complete the progress notes in between sessions. I actually didn’t realize how truly efficient I need to be to thrive at my job. Today I proved to myself and to my supervisor that I have what it takes. I just need to continue putting forth this effort and drive. I’m also pretty tired now. I forewent the gym tonight to focus on my Feb 7 paperwork deadline. I worked an additional 2 hours, but I had to do what I had to do. I can’t make this a habit or I will tire. I felt very refreshed today after my weekend and felt energize to work steadily for 10 hours. I feel accomplished. I have to remember to keep up my self-care and nurturing activities for me. Part of self-care is keeping my moods/emotions and reactions in check. I plan to make reiki a daily practice for myself. I also decided to stop cursing exits on the parkway and college and high school decals that represented me not being good enough. I want to give love to the universe and to others, and the universe will send love and light back to me. It’s so much easier living lightheartedly. I do prefer it.
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Hello, my name is Marie. I am a 20-something who wants to heal her emotional wounds and help her clients to heal as well. I am a clinical social worker (almost fully-licensed LCSW!) who deeply cares about my clients. I try to use my own life lessons, trials, and tribulations to better help myself and others. I pride myself in presenting to my clients as "more-human-than-most" and often let them know that I am a work in progress as well. I attribute my vast collection of self-help books on my book shelf not only to my clients' "presenting problems" but also my own. I have attempted to create 2 blogs recently on a different site and found myself feeling frustrated and expressing negativity and anger (this was leading up to my breakup). Now that I am in a different place, I aim to keep this blog positive, but real, as I share with you my journey toward healing my body, mind, and spirit--and finding myself somewhere along the way. I will be sharing my favorite resources, quotes, and pictures that are helping me through this difficult time. My hope is that you will find some healing from this blog and from my experiences. View all posts by LearningtolovemeMarie