These days, I find myself engaged in various games of “whisper down the lane,” where one person shares news about school closings and shelter in place orders, and then that information is relayed to others as needed. I am receiving … Continue reading Whisper Down the Lane
Lately, I have been consumed with news about COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Whether it’s online or in person, conversations with others always involve some percept of the coronavirus — How do we protect ourselves? Should we be scared? … Continue reading On the Coronavirus: What if we die?
I recently started a new mini-project (found on the menu bar at the top of the page) titled the “Coping with Memes” project. Memes are currently dominating much of our society and the media we consume. It has come to … Continue reading Coping with Memes – A Mini Project
Ever since finding out that I was offered a place in a graduate program, I have been suffering heavily from imposter syndrome. That’s a fancy way of saying, “I may have made it and achieved my goals, but I have … Continue reading “I Don’t Know What I’m Doing”: Understanding Imposter Syndrome
I’m a fairly impatient person. My impatience stems from the easy instant gratification I can get from Facebook and Instagram likes and Amazon Prime’s two-day shipping. But for some things, I just have to wait. Last fall, I completed my … Continue reading Mindfully Waiting
When I made my first appointment with my mental health counselor, I started our session with telling her, “I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” I shared stories and situations with her and as I told my stories and spoke … Continue reading Learning to Not Be Afraid to Cry
Whether it is in the workplace, your community organization, your school club, or within your friend group, active-constructive responding is a skill that will lead to greater understanding and positive results. What is ‘active-constructive responding’? Simply put, it is responding … Continue reading How to Engage in Active-Constructive Responding