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What Are You Giving to Yourself?

By Nicki Sanders | May 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

    From The Depression Project [@realdepressionproject on Instagram]: 5 Types of Anxiety That Arent’ Talked About Enough Helper Fatigue – From putting all of your effort and energy into others while leaving none for yourself. Depression Fatigue – From fighting off (and carrying the weight of) negative intrusive thoughts that make you feel shame, […]

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I Am Angry and Sad, but Not Surprised!

By Nicki Sanders | May 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

  After another senseless mass murder yesterday, I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to write or post today. I am SAD and ANGRY, but unfortunately, I am not surprised. I’m literally exhausted – mentally and emotionally drained from the constant trauma of being Black, being a woman, being an empath, and being a human being […]

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No One Can Serve Up Greatness Like You!

By Nicki Sanders | May 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Hungry for diversity, authenticity, individuality? As it relates to the fast-food industry, positive psychology says that red triggers stimulation, hunger, and appetite and attracts attention. Positive psychology states that yellow triggers feelings of happiness and friendliness. Nope, it is not a coincidence or an accident that the logos of so many successful fast-food restaurants […]

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How I Plan To Use My Macro Social Work Skills?

By Nicki Sanders | May 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Remember in the blog titled, Distract The Distractions, when I asked myself why I have accepted being the “best-kept secret” when I am great at what I do and responded that I wasn’t sure what I wanted to be known for? The truth is that I do actually know what I want to be […]

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Ask Yourself These 3 Powerful Questions

By Nicki Sanders | May 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

  As an introvert and a “helper”, I don’t just love solitude, I need it to function at my best. As much as I love people – family, friends, clients, staff, mentees, students – I love me and I love spending time alone. It’s nothing personal. It’s not about anyone but me and my preferences […]

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Was There Real Transformation In Sedona?

By Nicki Sanders | May 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

  They say when the student is ready the teacher appears. As a recovering planner, overthinker, and perfectionist, I can say that has absolutely been true throughout my life. I don’t do things that I truly don’t want to do. I also don’t do things that I feel I’m not ready to do. The latter […]

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Distract The Distractions!!

By Nicki Sanders | May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

  I’ve developed and managed successful programs. I’ve facilitated powerful youth and adult groups. I’ve formed and led strong multidisciplinary teams. I’ve taught courses and delivered trainings that allow students and professionals to tap into their strengths and advance their skills and careers. I am great at what I do and everyone who knows me […]

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Let’s Promote All 3 Social Work Practice Areas

By Nicki Sanders | May 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

  I’ve recently joined a lot of social work groups on Facebook. One of the questions I’ve seen in almost all the groups is about how to earn good money without multiple job or without a license. Another common complaint is low wages. I am going to continue to shout from the rooftops that social […]

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Social Work, Leadership, and Mental Health

By Nicki Sanders | May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

  I love Twitter. Let me clarify…I love #socialworktwitter. I love the community of like-minded professionals and a real-time pulse on what is happening in the field of social work around the world. Last week I came across a powerful tweet that I agree with wholeheartedly and that reignited something in me. “Social workers must […]

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