Not An Expert, Don’t Want To Be

If you believe that one of the biggest perks of working in a helping profession is the feeling of being an 'expert' - of sitting in the 'power seat,' disseminating your vast knowledge to the masses of individuals coming through your office door, it would hardly be an original thought. After all, we grow up … Continue reading Not An Expert, Don’t Want To Be

Overtime’s True Cost: Fires and Addicts

It was in the north - swamp country, but the forests were little more than books of green matchsticks drying in the relentless summer sun. After a long, hot day taking shelter under the shade of our helicopter, waiting and waiting for a call to action, we would fly back to camp, and hope to … Continue reading Overtime’s True Cost: Fires and Addicts

On Moustaches & Professionalism

Heard of Movember? It's a fundraising movement for prostate cancer research in which men (mo bros) and women (mo sistas) alike dedicate the month of November to growing a moustache. In other words, it's pretty much the best thing ever. Over the last couple of years, Movember's popularity has skyrocketed to the point where it's … Continue reading On Moustaches & Professionalism