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
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.
Throughout my life, I have been blessed and cursed with the "I want to learn everything and do everything I can" attitude. Maybe it's the counselor in me. Maybe it's the adult child in me. Maybe it's the perfectionist, control freak in me. Or just maybe, it's the higher education professional in me that wants … Continue reading Self-care in Higher Ed