Looking Back at 2021, With 2022 in View

One day to go and year 2021 will reach its end. We are all looking forward to what 2022 has in store for us. Let us take a moment to pause, think, and reminisce what have we done for all throughout the year. Remember the good things, the “not so” good things, the struggles you’ve…

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Building Champions – Your Top 10 List

What is a champion? In our work a champion is someone who fights for a cause we believe in. A champion in our space is a person that argues on your behalf. In this group, that cause is health for us, for our families and friends and the community at large. That’s a champion. Do…

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Listen and Learn

Let’s talk about listening and how can we listen in a way that makes it better for people to really understand what we’re doing and to listen to understand them. So many times in life we listen to understand only so that we can respond. Guilty as we are, we were just listening but we…

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Thanks For Serving!

Veterans Day in America is a day that we celebrate and appreciate those who served in the military in times of war.  I come from a long line of veterans and married into a military family. My husband was born on an Airforce base and served in the Airforce himself. I remember fondly my few…

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Focus on the Human Services Budget Bill

Super excited to be here talking to you today about an amazing bill that passed the human services budget and you’re thinking we pass a budget every year why is this one so great. Well let me tell you there’s a couple reasons why it’s great. I’m going to talk a little bit about what’s…

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Does Anyone Listen Anyway?

Are you a good listener? Do you think so? Today we’re going to talk about listening using those ears that we have. We will discuss the top listening problems and what we need to do instead. As we all know we have two ears and one mouth but I’m here to tell you that we’re…

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“That Can’t Be Real!” 🤷‍♀️

Today, we’re going to be talking about being authentic and why that is really important to building relationships of trust with those that we care about because as you know, being authentic is really important in order to be able to be the person that people expect and to build those relationships that we really…

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😟How Will I Ever Get It Done? 😟

You may be thinking, what in the world does partnerships have to do with mental health or selfcare or anything else? Actually, it has a lot to do with it, because you’re going to really want to have supportive people in your corner. If you are trying to stay healthy, be healthy, or even trying…

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Self Care in Action!

I am at my favorite self-care place in the summer when I’m in the Midwest and that is the pool. We’re going to talk a little bit about self-care so grab your cup of coffee, your yoga mat, foot bath, scented candle or whatever you need for a self care break! What do you do…

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