The Struggle: Narrated by the Lyrics of Taylor Swift

Baby, I know places we won't be found, and they'll be chasing their tails trying to track us down. Cause I know places we can hide. -Taylor Swift "I Know Places" I might be over-interpreting here, but I think Taylor Swift wants us to run away from our adult responsibilities. I mean... seems pretty clear … Continue reading The Struggle: Narrated by the Lyrics of Taylor Swift


Enough is Enough

Working with older youth, it's common to discuss goals. Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten? What kind of education will you seek? What kind of career do you want? What is important to you? Five years? They'll say. I don't know where I'll live next month, let alone 5 years. Ten years? … Continue reading Enough is Enough

The Miracle Question

Imagine that when you wake up tomorrow, all of the problems that you are experiencing are gone. Bear with me here. Often, social workers use what is called the miracle question as a solution-focused approach to solving a client's problems. When thinking about the miracle question, one must think about what their day would look like. How … Continue reading The Miracle Question