Workplace Wellness For Library Staff March 15, 2022

As I put together links to share for this issue, mental health quickly became the trend. Mental health is an essential part of workplace wellness. The definition of health I settled on when I first developed the Wellness in the Library Workplace class and used later in the book is from the World Health Organization. … Continue reading Workplace Wellness For Library Staff March 15, 2022

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The eight months since my last blog post have been a time of reflection for me. A lot has changed at work and in my personal life. Most of it for the better. One point of reflection that I came back to again and again is "how do I want to spend my time spend … Continue reading Subscribe To Receive Workplace Wellness News Twice a Month

Library Staff Wellness Links Week of June 14

The last month has flown by, and it included a much-needed vacation and a weekend getaway to an Airbnb in a small town. I have also been writing the book. A draft of the cover is in!  Join the Fostering Wellness in the Library Workplace Facebook group for articles, discussions, and more related to creating a … Continue reading Library Staff Wellness Links Week of June 14

Wellness Links Week of May 11, 2021

Articles I read during the week of May 11 that made me think or stuck with me. The photo at the right is Fuchsia in a hanging basket on my patio. How Audie Cornish Went From Feeling Like Journalism's 'Last Dinosaur' To Being One Of NPR's Top Hosts As a life-long overachiever and a person who, … Continue reading Wellness Links Week of May 11, 2021

Reflections on Social Media, Goals, and Conscious Decisions About Time and Energy

  We wrapped up our five-year performance period at my day job, which ended on April 30, 2021. I have been busy filing reports and other loose ends. I took a much-needed week of vacation last week. Just doing some things around the house, but also taking time to reflect. I have started to think … Continue reading Reflections on Social Media, Goals, and Conscious Decisions About Time and Energy

BLOSSOM Welcome Remarks #blossom2021

Below are the opening remarks I delivered as part of BLOSSOM Building Life-Long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale and Mindfulness March 24 - 26, 2021 A free 3 day virtual symposium for library staff focused on their health and wellness. Welcome. I want to thank you for your time and attention to this event. … Continue reading BLOSSOM Welcome Remarks #blossom2021

Schedule for BLOSSOM A free virtual symposium for library staff #blossom2021

It is hard to believe that only a little over four months I proposed to my supervisor that we host a virtual event for library staff health and wellness. I do not often overlap my day job with my blog and outside work, but this project used all of my resources both inside and outside … Continue reading Schedule for BLOSSOM A free virtual symposium for library staff #blossom2021