Taking My Own Advice

quote1I attended a conference session, “Responding to Fear: Using Narrative Techniques to Empower Patients and Families”, and it was a great reminder of the therapeutic power of storytelling.  As part of the session, the presenters asked us to remember what it felt like to start out as a new child life specialist and write down a tip or bit of advice to share.  This really got me thinking about what helped me on the hard days and what I needed to be present in my work.  What began as thoughts for my younger self resulted in words I want to take to heart now. What advice would you share with your newbie self? What do you want to remember today?


One thought on “Taking My Own Advice

  1. Ida says:

    Thoughtful post – it’s good to remember that we are always newbies at something, no matter where we are in life.

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