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Care giving is so romantic!

Sometimes I ramble around the internet reading stuff. Many topics interest me, so these cyber jaunts are conscious stimulation of the real me. And in all honesty they are also escapes from the limited me imposed by care giving. 466 more words

Care Giving

Ministry Breaks

Is it okay and is it helpful to sometimes take a break from ministry?  For those of you who are regularly involved in ministry, have you ever felt like you needed a break?  591 more words


A Small Respite

What happened was that I realized I had traveled every weekend for 2 straight months.

I still wanted to get out of my city–weekends numbered, still things to see, etc.–but none of my friends were game. 328 more words


Burn out

Dear Diary,

lately it’s so difficult for me to stay in touch with people. It costs me much strength to build sentences in my mind, not only in english but also in my native language german. 450 more words


Overtraining Syndrome

Posted this at the start of 2015 on my Instagram:

“Been feeling pain in neck, shoulder and upper back area for the whole of 2014. Kept training however thinking the pain and symptoms would vanish – Of course they did not. 511 more words

A Relationship with Resilience by Grant King

#selfcare provokes #goodcare

I believe that it was the above tweet that instigated a conversation leading to this blog post.   As part of a twit-chat looking at self-care in nursing, I noted the relationship between nurses’ self-care and the quality of healthcare they provide.   1,291 more words

Long Running Media Franchises and Trends: Do Geeks Get Burn-Out?

I’ve noticed that I get sick of long running franchises (and even entire genres) a lot more quickly than most of my geeky friends seem to. 676 more words