Making “Me-Time” Mandatory: A reminder to take care of yourself

As we move into the Fall, it's definitely that time of year when things get hectic. Whether you're a student, a parent whose kids are in school, or work with students in any capacity, you know exactly what I'm referring to. For the past week, I've been extremely overwhelmed. I work at a university, so … Continue reading Making “Me-Time” Mandatory: A reminder to take care of yourself

Peace, Happiness & Contentment: What does it really mean to be content?

I remember the first time I experienced true peace and contentment. I had a joy I couldn't really explain, to the point where I would cry happy tears. I had never felt such a pure sense of happiness. The most interesting part of it all was that I never knew I wasn't truly happy until … Continue reading Peace, Happiness & Contentment: What does it really mean to be content?

7 Life Lessons Learned from Running

Let me start by clarifying that this post is not merely about running. While my Journey to 5k is used as a running theme (pun intended lol), the purpose of this post is to describe a few significant life lessons that were reinforced throughout my process. These lessons are applicable to several different areas of our … Continue reading 7 Life Lessons Learned from Running