Why do I run? Honestly, it is not because I think running is the most enjoyable thing. With my track record (no pun intended), I would be the last person you would think who has found enjoyment out of running. I enjoy the health benefits and runners high I often feel. Yes, I enjoy certain … Continue reading Mental Flex
March is one of my favorite months. From basketball season and March Madness to the spring weather that (usually) starts, I love March for a multitude of reasons. We celebrated the official first day of spring last month, and it has rejuvenated my thought process. A lack of sun and freezing temperatures is enough to … Continue reading It gets better!
As many of you know, I am a graduate student in a sport and exercise psychology program. While I love what I am studying, this field is a mouthful to say and even more misunderstood. I started my journey into the sport psychology world five years ago after undergoing knee surgery. While going through the … Continue reading Sport Psyched!
Dear Grandma, I hope you are enjoying heaven, Grandma. I know that is where you are, and I know that you are watching over me. Every day, I know that you check in on your family. I know that you are still praying for us like you did while you were on earth with us. … Continue reading Dear Grandma
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!