3 Steps to Make Your Self-Care a Priority
I know as helping professionals, we talk about self-care all the time. But when it comes down to actually making it happen, that can be hard. So I’m going to be sharing 3 steps to making your self-care a priority.
3 Reasons Why Moms Who Work as Therapists and Helping Professionals are at an Increased Risk of Burnout.
(Edited Transcript) Hi! I’m Michelle Risser. I help therapists and helping professionals optimize their self-care and live and work without burnout. I believe deep in my heart that taking care of yourself first so that you can shine your light out for others is the opposite of selfish! If you know anyone who’s a mom…
CEU Course Planning Checklist
Have you ever thought about diversifying your income by teaching CEUs? Here is a handy checklist to get you started!
Additional Income Streams for Therapists
Break free from the therapy chair without leaving the profession! A few years ago, I realized I wasn’t going to be able to spend hours and hours sitting in my therapy chair and stay healthy- physically or mentally. I was still passionate about therapy, but I needed additional ways to expand my services. For years,…
Self-Care All Day Every Day!
Self-care is about what you do every single day. You pour out your energy for your clients and your families all day every day, so in order to stay healthy, you need to take care of yourself all day every day. Fill your own cup first, so that you have something to give.
Why is self-care so hard in the summer when you are a therapist and a mom?
We all go into summer thinking “Ahh, a break!” We picture ourselves relaxing by the pool while our kids happily splash around and we sip iced tea. It will be a luxurious break from the tyranny of the school year and we will finally have time for the self-care we know we deserve. Unfortunately, it…
What about YOU?
Not only is it OK to put yourself first, but it’s also critical and non-negotiable.
How to Get Good at Boundaries
Setting boundaries and saying no can be really tough, especially if you have any trauma history, attachment wounds, codependent patterns, or fear of rejection. Read on for 3 easy ways to get good at boundaries!
Why are so many therapists leaving the field?
So many therapists and helping professionals are thinking about becoming coaches, creating courses, starting a side hustle or even leaving the field entirely at a time when the need for metal health services is through the roof. There’s nothing wrong with diversifying your time and income, but read this first.
Cortisol is a great thing to have if you are being chased by a tiger…. Not so great when you’re just trying to get to your kid’s parent-teacher conference.