Ep. 8 Being a Social Worker with a Mental Health Diagnosis | The Thought Bubble Podcast

Welcome to The Thought Bubble Podcast! In today's episode, we dive into what it's like working in mental health and social services, as a person who is also working through mental health concerns or a diagnosis. Social workers and therapists are not immune to trauma, depression, anxiety, and every other mental health diagnosis and struggle.... Continue Reading →

Setting Goals for Yourself

As social workers, we often set goals for clients. These goals, as one knows, are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound. But how often do we set goals for ourselves, goals that are successful? Overtime, I have come to the conclusion, that rather than a couple of drastic changes, it is the minuscule changes to... Continue Reading →

An Overview of the Strengths Perspective

In today's article, we'll be addressing one of the foundations of social work practice, the strengths perspective. I hope you enjoy, and perhaps even apply this approach to whatever profession you find yourself in. Side Note: References will be at the bottom. The majority of the article will come from what I've learned thus far... Continue Reading →

Is it Possible to Have a Work-Life Balance?

As social workers, it is frequently said to us that we must maintain a work-life balance, and have a separation of our work and our home in order to maintain mental health and decrease chances of burnout, overwhelm, and turnover rates. Though understandable and highly desirable, is it really plausible? The answer: Yes and No.... Continue Reading →

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