• Melanie Reinersman

Sustainability: Treat Yourself Well

Updated: Jul 2

The definition of sustainability is the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed (dictionary.com). There is no ego is sustaining yourself. What good are you to your clients if you cannot uphold yourself? How can you model positivity about life if you don’t confirm your own needs and strengths? Make the decision and take the action now so that you are well-sustained for your future. ~ Melanie Reinersman, editor@careerdevelopmentalliance.com


Photo by Gautam Krishnan on Unsplash


FOCUS ON: Time For Yourself

Its good to book time on your calendar for yourself. The literal act of marking minutes, hours or days is important to taking care of yourself. Making time for walks, lunch with friends or even podcasts are just few of the possibilities that can be blocked. Read more ideas from Work Hack Life Hack.


YOUR LIBRARY: Reading Inside and Out

Speed reading, having a book goal, and working on books beyond career development are important to your personal and professional development. Challenge yourself to juggle longer and shorter reads from a variety of sources. Mix business and pleasure so you increase your credibility and your ability to relax. Read more from Peak-Careers.


FOR PRACTITIONERS: Learn from the Young

Two years old is really young yet the young can teach us many lessons about life. Learning to be kind to yourself, be flexible and ask for what you want can definitely help you uphold the aspects of your life that allow you to sustain the person you want to be. Read more.


TOP TEN: Ways to Be a Better You

Treating yourself to treats (aka “guilty pleasures”) may help you feel motivated or empowered. Or it could help you learn the true value of things. Loving yourself is not wrong for these reasons and more. Read all ten benefits of practicing self-care.


QUOTES

“Remember, that of all the elements that comprise a human being, the most important, the most essential, the one that will sustain, transcend, overcome and vanquish obstacles is – Spirit!” - Buddy Ebsen
“I’ve learned to try to sustain myself by holding on to the integrity of who I am. I’m not talking big diva. I’m quiet. I’m shy. And I became stronger when I stopped trying to be the person they wanted me to be.” - Crystal Waters

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Barbara H. Suddarth, Ph.D., Executive Director
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