22 Thoughts of a Graduate student Remember when “optional reading” in undergrad meant “yah I am not reading that?” How much of this reading do I ACTUALLY have to do to understand what is going on? (Bean, 2019)If I reflect on one more experience, I am going to lose it.Have I gotten smarter since undergrad … Continue reading Thoughts of a Graduate student
Constructive confusion. Hopefully, constructive criticism is something everyone has received over the years. It is something many of us have a hard time accepting and often, makes us uneasy with whatever we did. Most people, when they give constructive criticism are doing it for the benefit of the person they are constructively criticizing. Seems harmless, … Continue reading Constructively Confused
This past summer I started reading a book on how to influence people and win friends. I like to think I have done a decent job making friends over the years, however, I wanted to look more into the logistics behind making an impact and influencing people. While I find interpersonal skills to be some … Continue reading Write it!
Happy 2019 readers! While 2018 has brought its fair shares of highs and lows, I am excited to take on the new year and the new challenges it has to offer. Is it just me, or does the start of new year seem like the most Monday feeling of all? Usually Mondays, as much as … Continue reading Month of Motivation
This past November, I committed to not wearing makeup for the entire month. I am not one to wear much makeup and I have no problem leaving the house with a “blank slate." However, this month was somewhat challenging for me. Going to class or the gym was an easy task but going to an … Continue reading No-makeup November
The holidays are upon us. While many people are thinking of the comforts of being surrounded by family and enjoying festive foods and drinks, there is a population of people who at this very moment are stressed beyond their imagination. Yes, I am talking about the college student and joys of the end of a … Continue reading It’s the most Wonderful time of the Year
I know you have all been anxiously waiting to hear about my marathon experience. My sport psychology side wants to tell you all about the mental barriers I hurdled on race-day, my motivational side wants to tell you about how fulfilling it was to finish, and my humorous side wants to tell you about all … Continue reading Life is a Marathon (not a sprint)