You get to have bad days. You get to have days when you’re the one who needs a little support…. You’re the one who wants everyone to just leave you alone for awhile. As much as we counselors strive to be supportive and present for our families, our clients and our friends, we aren’t perfect. We’re just human. The present is HARD and unpredictable, and very different.

Know when you need to just give yourself a break. Last week, I needed a break, and I knew it because of the exchange below:

She asked me, “How are you?” I said, “I’m fine. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”.