Now this isn’t a pity post, or anything like that. Instead it’s a dedication to myself to continue to do the work – both for myself and for others. I’ve struggled and continue to struggle.
The harm of ambiguous loss is that it stops the grief process. Not being able to grieve properly is traumatic – it causes psychological and physiological harm.
Anyone else feel like their 2020 goals got thrown out the window a few months ago.
As I experience disruptions I’m seeking to grow and continue to learn more about my own ability to be resilient and to seek a deliberate life. I don’t ever want to return to the same status as before – I want to continually grow and be more deliberate in how I live.
I’m trying to be more organized this year, to be the best version of myself by taking control of my calendar.
I want to talk a little about how to set goals, or at least how I want to set them this year.
So what keeps me on the road? What keeps me traveling to so many conferences, often with students? Mentoring.
What I’ve really not understood, or fully realized until now, is how difficulty paradigms are to recognize, and how we can change them.
I’ve been back a week now from Manhattan, Kansas for my first summer residency, an integral part of the doctoral program at Kansas State University. It’s been hard to take time to reflect on my time there, for a few reasons. Primarily, I was so focused on preparing for the start of the fall termContinue reading “Reflections on Summer 2019 Residency”
Self Care – so important and so not talked about.