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When Life Gets Away From You

Did you ever have a day when so many things kept coming up that had to be handled right bloody now that you felt like you were a spinning top the whole day and the things you meant to do, prioritized … Continue reading

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PhDepression

So I went into a PhD program this semester, and through a combination of luck and skill and the kindness of strangers was awarded a fellowship, funded by the NIH, to train as a life course scientist. Basically, they are … Continue reading

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Countdown to BSN

That’s how long I’ve got to finish up everything for my Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. The list of things to do by then: Major assignments: CLAS assignment (2-3 pages, single-spaced, referenced) Human Relations Final Paper (4-5 pages, single-spaced) Scheduling … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

I recently explained to my husband the power and meaning of the phrase “be present in the moment.” Rather than having a mind stuffed full to overflowing with all the future plans and past conversations and mistakes and successes, being … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, and the Meaning of No

I generally function best when chronically over-scheduled. At least I used to. Right now, I’m struggling a bit to find my center amidst the chaos that I’ve created in my life by taking on a project (or five) too many. … Continue reading

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