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Gearing up for adventure: National parks edition

Best Places to Travel

Being a traveling therapist or traveling allied professional can come with some serious perks. At the top of the list is your freedom to travel and explore the U.S. Maybe there’s a state you always wanted to explore? Maybe you’ve always wanted to follow Lewis and Clark’s footsteps? Or, hike the Appalachian trail? Take advantage of a traveling career and gain access to some of the most beautiful landscapes America has to offer. Here are four gorgeous national parks that our travelers have visited and loved: Glacier National Park Located in northern Montana, this protected land is known as the Crown of the Continent. Canada might think differently, but it’s hard to deny Glacier National Park’s natural beauty. Apart from breathtaking mountains and tranquil lakes and rivers, Glacier National Park features some of the best archaeology anywhere in the U.S. While you may not find many dinosaur bones, Glacier National

Here’s the Free Stuff You Can Get, Right Now

Industry News

As a #HealthcareHero, take advantage of giveaways, discounts and preferential treatment at businesses nationwide. Here’s your comprehensive list! Free Fitness & Mental Health Down Dog: To keep your physical and mental health strong, Down Dog is offering all of its apps – Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout – completely free for nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals through July 1. Fill out the form on the link to take advantage of this offer. Francie Perkins Coaching: With a background in healthcare and helping women through crisis, Francie Perkins Coaching is committed to helping healthcare providers get through their shifts in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. Frontline nurses, radiology techs, and respiratory therapists can receive a free 30 minute life coaching session by emailing covid@francieperkins.com with a photo of your medical badge or ID. Headspace: To take care of your mental health right now, Headspace is offering its meditation app to anyone working

Summer’s coming.. have you thought about cave diving?

Best Places to Travel

Out of all of the excursions you can go on as a traveling therapist, cave diving is one of the most thrilling and exciting options. Described as an unbelievable adventure by Dive In, cave diving offers a unique glimpse at natural beauty that you’ll never forget: “Exploring the underground world is an indescribable feeling; leaving a narrow part of a cave decorated with stalactites and stalagmites, which then opens up into a huge chamber will take your breath away.” With as breathtaking and incredible as cave diving can be, it’s a challenging opportunity that can not be taken lightly in terms of safety. There are various steps you need to take to ensure your own well-being. Before diving into an unforgettable adventure, consider the following safety tips: 1. Go through the training process prior to cave diving You might be confident in your ability to dive, but don’t trust your

Empty nesters: Why you should become an RVing travel therapist

Travel Therapy Advice, Tips for Travel

Becoming an empty nester can be bittersweet. The kids are gone (or grown), but now you have the opportunity to get out, explore, and pursue hobbies and career ventures you couldn’t in the past. Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of taking your therapy talents across the country but felt too insecure about uprooting your family and starting over. Now, you can exercise your passion to care for others wherever you feel, and you don’t even have to worry about signing a lease or putting money toward a short-term hotel stay. That’s because you and your partner or even best-friend can take the wide open road to your next travel therapy job and enjoy the journey in each other’s company. Here are a few reasons to consider investing in an RV for the rest of your career as a travel therapist: Convenience & Community Packing up and moving from place to place

4 reasons to become an SLP in an outpatient setting

Industry News, Speech Language Pathology

If you’re a Speech and Language Pathologist looking for a change may consider a switch in your professional setting. The drive and compassion you put into every work day can help you feel the job satisfaction you’ve been craving for years. The opportunity for speech-language pathologists in outpatient settings is booming across the country. Read on to learn why you should consider this career: 1. It’s already a growing career If you’re interested in pursuing a career that’s projected to explode with job opportunities over the next decade, speech-language pathology is a route worth exploring. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunity for speech-language therapists is expected to grow 18 percent between 2016 and 2026, which is a rate that’s faster than the average for all occupations. This growth is expected because there’s a predicted need for care for aging baby boomers, the second-largest generation in the country.