A nerdy article about workplace gossip

               For the average person, hearing about the existence of gossip in the workplace might invoke the feeling that a deviant behavior is causing a toxic work environment. Even for many managers, the immediate temptation would be to “squash the gossip,” but is that really the most appropriate response? According to an article published inContinue reading “A nerdy article about workplace gossip”

On Jiu Jitsu: A Formal Announcement

I’ve been collecting mental health tools for my entire life, and my role in the world is to share them in a way that is digestible to other humans. The best tool I’ve found in my own life though, came a little over a year ago after a decent amount of prodding from a goodContinue reading “On Jiu Jitsu: A Formal Announcement”

Serene Saturdays: Recharge Your Spirit with ETMA!

Announcement: East TN Mentorship Association, LLC will be hosting “Serene Saturdays” every other weekend beginning on October 23rd, 2021. For the first couple of months, we will follow the route below, and perhaps switch to a new adventure once everyone has had the chance to experience the magic of Piney Falls! Our exact route isContinue reading “Serene Saturdays: Recharge Your Spirit with ETMA!”

Mental Health: A Crucifixion Industry?

Can we talk about how the culture of the mental health industry is essentially that healers should allow themselves to be ground up like beef in a meat-grinder, and only be attentive toward their own needs when they’re in danger of suicide? What about how, as a mental health worker, when I say “No, really,Continue reading “Mental Health: A Crucifixion Industry?”