What happens when the Social Workers lose Hope?

What happens when the Social Workers lose Hope?

I’m not going to go over the statistics about the stress and pressure in Social Work as it has already been said – by me and many a report from the Sector across the world. It is undeniable that Social Workers doing the job have been trying to do too much with too...
Those who can Do, those who can’t Teach.

Those who can Do, those who can’t Teach.

Well in my case it is true, but not because I wasn’t any good at being a Social Worker. I like to think I did ok at my profession. But the saying is right for me! You see I can no longer DO Social Work as I used to – because I burnt out. I pushed on through all the...
Supporting my family, naturally!

Supporting my family, naturally!

Natural Care for the whole family. 3 years ago my life took a dramatic turn, overnight I changed from an active high achieving full time professional mum to well, Just ME. I had pushed myself too far for too long, I ended up breaking down and having to relearn how to...
The View From The Arena Floor.

The View From The Arena Floor.

Sitting in tears in the Psychiatrists office for the first time in my life I was numb and broken. When I do things in life I tend to give it my all, and this fall was no exception! I had pushed on way past the warning signals, ignored the flashing lights and screaming...
Living Well, Working Well

Living Well, Working Well

Living Well and Working Well! Yeah right I hear you say… with my job and all the pressure and expectations, not enough time and resources and as for management and Government don’t get me started! OK now Pause, no I mean it just pause for a moment, take a deep breath...