If you've read any of my past blogs (the 38th move, Comfortable Misery, etc), you know how I have always felt about the place I moved away from. Which is why it’s so crazy for me to write that I’m going back. I can hear you now... “what the f*#k, you say?!” I get it. … Continue reading Coming Full Circle
When I started this blog, I told myself that I would give it a year and see how I felt. That year mark has arrived so it’s time to reflect and see what my next steps will be. It’s been a crazy, and very full year. I had promised myself when I began, that I … Continue reading Out with the old…
Throughout my Master’s program so far, there is a constant theme where we are asked how we will use what we are learning to bring about positive social change. No matter how many times I am asked this, I still struggle to come up with the kind of answer I imagine they are looking for. … Continue reading Social Change
My fellow Sex and the City fans know exactly what I mean by that, but for those of you who don’t, here’s a quick recap. In the movie, Carrie pulls out the article about her (at the time) upcoming wedding with all the pictures of her in designer wedding gowns, looking so happy…on Valentine's Day, … Continue reading Being an emotional cutter
A few weeks ago I mentioned the curriculum I would build for myself if given the chance to get a Masters in LIFE. Since then, I’ve been pursuing the items on my list as if my life depended on it and it has felt amazing. It hasn’t been an intentional pursuit which has made it … Continue reading Acing this LIFE thing…Summer School Progress Report.
As part of my saying “yes” to life plan, it’s been quite the experience just going for it whenever the chance arises. It brought up something inside me though, and I started to consider what things I really wanted to learn, what skills I wanted to develop if it were up to me and not … Continue reading Getting a Masters in LIFE…
We interrupt our regular programming for a little truth... As it happens, I started working on this piece weeks ago, but wasn’t ready to publish it for a couple reasons. I wasn’t really ready to upset everyone right after beginning this blog site, and it still needed some kinks worked out. But in light of … Continue reading The “Self-Esteem Curriculum” and the truth about education