It’s so hard switching from a life of “I should” to “I am and I want.” I was raised to please. I was raised to follow rules and listen to authority which hopefully would place me in their good graces. But what happens here, and it’s something I see in my peers and students, is … More Proposal: the “I am and I want” Life
We’re in the middle of the fall from New Year’s Resolutions to meeting our image in the mirror. While it may not always look pretty, you have the option to change the lenses. I say this because the image that appears in the mirror is not always the real you. Tension welcomes us into the … More When All the Pieces Fall into Place
How do you react when someone doesn’t speak your language? Are you one to become upset or want to know more? I think that language is key to how we function, but it might not always appear in the ways you expect it to. I am currently on winter break which is always an interesting … More understanding without language
I am a woman who has periods and it’s not the end of the world. I promise. … More First Year Teaching: I bled through my skirt
I will admit that I never realized how much of a mindset shift would be require in graduate school. Many people say that graduate school is intense, but will be the most exciting, fun time of your college career (obviously, for us nerdy types). While all of this is true, I do not recall having … More What’s a Mindset Shift?
I’ll be starting a new adventure soon and hopefully I’ll have more time to write. … More End of Gap Year: What’s Next?
Weeks ago, I wrote about priorities and choices. I wrote about my top priority always being the warm embrace of happiness. Throughout life, our choices may be limited or affected by our environments which question our commitments to that which matters the most. I left undergrad in a place that was uncertain but proud. I … More Back to Top Priorities
Semi-Structure Mini Rant about how fake and sick my view of my world is. And gee, was it cathartic. … More I’m Trying Not To Care
The world could use a little love and help from you. Let’s find your Super Power today! … More Heros Wanted: What’s Your Super Power?