Most people need an outlet to unload all the messy things that happen in their lives, and usually that outlet is a close friend. Helping those close to you work through their life complications can feel rewarding; however, it is important to monitor your own emotions in order to maintain objectivity and protect your own mental health.
Fan your spark
I read this quote recently: “You often feel tired, not because you’ve done too much, but because you’ve done too little of what sparks a light in you” Alexander Den Heijer.
Let’s face it. Life, even on a good day, can be challenging.
Loss, lessons and overcoming
“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” – Helen Keller
As we promote our services, one thing we tell people we offer is crisis intervention. Someone may ask, what is crisis intervention? “Crisis intervention, either on the phone or face-to-face, attempts to deal quickly with an immediate problem.” Some refer to crisis intervention as a type of emotional first aid.
Does everyday life seem to leave you feeling drained? The world tells us that we should be able to multi-task, get everything done without asking for help, and be excellent in everything. Being super busy seems like something to be proud of.