Time to Slow Down — how do you know?


Time.  So much to do in a day.  Schedules to keep, work to complete, children to take care of, relationships to foster, time for self.  Wait, time for self?  There seems to not be enough time to fit that in.  So if there isn’t enough time to do what you need to do, why slow… Read More

Caring for the Self


It was a privileged to be asked to guest speak in Dr. Mahri Irvine’s Anthropology class at American University. The topic focused on, was vicarious trauma, art therapy, and self-care. Below is a great resource to examine the differences between ‘burnout’ ‘compassion fatigue’ and ‘vicarious trauma’ If you are in a helping profession, in journalism or… Read More