Finding relaxation without guilt

What is it about the summer that is so healing? Every year I find solace in the sun, waking up a bit later than usual, finding retreat in my garden of vegetables and flowers.  It is my most favorite time of year. This summer however, I find myself with a lack of motivation and looking … Continue reading Finding relaxation without guilt

I love you, fiercely.

Just returned home from a long and emotional day at work.  A day in which I gave energy -  and all my energy - to others.  I was willing to do this for my students, colleagues, and friends.   I am working through the paralyzing feeling of panic, fear, and disgust.  I am trying to work … Continue reading I love you, fiercely.

Lessons from Faculty: Global Leadership Abroad in Stockholm, Sweden

Currently, I am co-leading a study abroad in Stockholm, Sweden for the month of May.  I am a faculty member in the leadership studies program at Iowa State University. We teach global leadership and offer students to enroll in 2 courses over a month period: LD ST 370: Global Leadership and LD ST 333 Women … Continue reading Lessons from Faculty: Global Leadership Abroad in Stockholm, Sweden