Transformative Leadership Research Paper

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Transformative Leadership Paper, Part II Nadia Garcia 465 September 23, 2015 Cynthia Hebron Transformative Leadership Paper, Part II When we think about self-care, one may describe it as a way to self-indulge in the things they enjoy such as facials, massages, reading a book, exercising. To take care of one’s self is definitely a way someone can choose to take care of themselves. In this field of human service, are many professionals who get immersed in their work that they tend to forget and disregard their self-care strategies. As human service professionals self-care is essential when working in this field and should implement self-care strategies to avoid burnout. In this paper I will be discussing self-care and this week’s readings.…show more content…
Having self-care strategies might differ from one person to another as it might involve other forms of self-care. For example, taking long walks to clear the mind and refresh, taking up a new painting class, which are ways to release everyday stressors. According to “Mayo Clinic” (2015), “Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace, and balance that can benefit both your emotional well- being, and your overall health.” Self- care is important for someone to have especially in this field because without it there can be consequences such as chronic stress which can also cause burnout. The importance of self-care is that it can benefit everyone, and in this field of human service it benefit the client(s) as well. Human service professionals come in contact with clients that are going through difficult situations that either involve marriage problems, anxiety, unemployment, addiction, diseases. The human service professional can be aware of the client’s stressors and can help them become aware of their own personal self-care strategies. Human service professionals should develop and maintain self-awareness of both their professional and personal control to better monitor their determination to exercise professional self-care and to be able to adequately support colleagues to better serve the client(s) and…show more content…
Having self-awareness allows you to understand how others perceive you and how your responses are at the moment. The staff learned to engage new opportunities for interpretations of their emotions, conversations and thoughts to effectively communicate with each other. As the agency developed self- awareness they were able to make effective changes in their interpretations in themselves, and by doing so it allowed them to change their
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