3 ways and 3 outcomes for falling in love with your job.

  3 ways to fall in love with your job. 1.) Find meaning for your life –  in your work.  I love going to a massage therapist that make me feel like I want to become a massage therapist.  Committ completely, others will feel and see that in you.  If you know that what you are…

Seeing beauty in all of our disabilities.

A brochure arrived in the mail.  It had two of my most favorite things on it.  Rocks & a Circle. I quickly spotted some of my favorite rocks:  Tigers Eye, Sodalite, Moss Agate, Citrine, Quartz, Aventurine.  I love rocks, the way the Earth somehow created these wonderful pieces with color and personality and beauty.  I…

My attempt at “batch” blogging. I didn’t feel restorative.

I tried a new time mangement technique – relative to blogging.  I learned about it reading Problogger, it’s called ‘Batch Blogging’.  I wrote 6 posts on Sunday and had one scheduled to publish for each day of the week.  So then during the week (in theory) I wouldn’t have to take time blogging. Here’s what…

Delayed blessings are blessings none the less.

Blessing:   Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being, or prosperity; About 8 months ago I interviewed for a different job.  My resume was recently updated, I was getting approved to offer college credit for one of my trainings.  A position was open with a National Organization the position was relevant to Restorative Justice.  I just…

Strategic Prevention Framework, a native tale and my toliet

The title of this blog is bound to be confusing.  These three things became related to me this morning.  Actually the Three Sister tale and SPF (Strategic Prevention Framework were already linked).  So lets begin with SPF. Basically it means looking at a problem with a 3 prong approach – prevention, intervention and treatment.  For…

Restorative Justice relationships are different than other relationships.

Full disclosure:  I’m reacting to some recent events.  I am posting to provide a lesson to all of us.  In this post we will dive into differences in a Restorative Relationship and that of a Criminal Justice “service” relationship (probation officer, social worker, jail staff, therapist, attorney, prison guard, prosecutor). Imagine someone judges you as…