I was a late bloomer to driving and my grandfather nagged me relentlessly about it. It was only after I could drive that I realized how limited I was without it. I know my grandfather believed we should be strong and capable and independent. Driving yourself is one way to make sure you get to where you are going.
Youth Care Worker is usually the position people in the human service field start out with. New youth care workers are the people who apply, all full of hope and ideas and excitement about how they are going to make a big difference in people’s lives.
How do we deal with people who are addicted? I see the effects of addiction around me daily. Sometimes it’s the lethargy and apathy of chronic pot smokers. Sometimes it’s the erratic, unpredictable behavior of drinkers and sometimes it’s the empty hollow zombie look of someone who’s smoking crack. While they present differently, they all have costs.
Today I said a really stupid thing to a good friend. Her family had been through a number of hardships, not the least but the start of which was a terrible accident. I said “well you are lucky it could have been worse.” And then I realized what I had said. Because we are good […]
Sometimes words are not enought and, yet, sometimes they are all we have. Donna Leskosek reaches out in her writing about the unfairness of cancer and the way that we drift from social circles and become familiar with the unthinkable.
Getting along with others takes practice. Whether you apply this to your work life or personal life, Donna Leskosek provides 11 easy ways to foster smooth realationships.
Donna Leskoesek shares the story of generational connection and a Remembrance Day wedding.
Donna Leskosek writes about being the keeper of memories and histories. You came into my life so long ago. Your chubby little hands left fingerprints on my soul. You changed faces and names. I kept the bits and pieces of the life you missed and lost. I held the memories both good and bad although […]
The disappearance of three-year-old Kienan Hebert in Sparwood, British Columbia plays on our worst fears, and brings to light our strongest hopes. Donna Leskosek lives in Sparwood, the town from which Kienan was taken, allegedly by local resident Randall Hopley.
Donna Leskosek knows the secret to success: feeding your soul is more important than big bucks and prestige career, jobs, when it comes to a career.