When filling in your new calendar, start with the fixed, non-negotiable events, including: · Birthdays/Holidays · Consistent monthly weekly/monthly meetings · School calendar (days off, testing dates, etc.) · Standing volunteer commitments Then, you can start adding in additional activities.  And, finally, you are ready to add in activity
Over the weekend, I read Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller for one of my book clubs. It is probably one of the most powerful books I’ve ever read. Chanel was originally known to us as Emily Doe, the 2015 sexual assault victim
Over the past two weeks, I have had many conversations about racism and what I have noticed is we need to begin by understanding racial identity development.  People of all skin colors and races go through an unconscious process of seeing themselves as having a
Just hours ago, the Supreme Court released their landmark decision to extend protection to folks who identify as gay, lesbian or transgender under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The key to making this decision was interpretation of the word “sex.”  In the past,
I had planned on writing about grief later in the month, but after my 99-year-old grandmother passed on Sunday, I decided it makes more sense for me to talk about grief now. “Grief is what we feel inside. Mourning is what we experience and show
Across Illinois, and the United States, we are watching the number of cases and deaths due to the coronavirus grow. Multiple times a day, there are reports about projections and warnings for how to keep safe. Last night, Illinois Governor Pritzkzer extended the stay-at-home order
To help all people to have access to telepsychology. Currently, the federal government has approved the use of telepsychology as long as folks have access to technology that MUST include video and audio. Many of our older generation (covered by Medicare) do not have access
Hello everyone! I hope you are doing well and managing your anxiety and boredom during the stay-at-home order. If you are not aware, the Governor’s stay-at-home order put in place this past Saturday, March 21st, identify Mental Health providers as essential This means I am