Since I started this blog in October of last year, I have had multiple people in the field either reach out to me or come up to me to share how much they like my content. First off, I am always incredibly surprised that people actually read my blog. But secondly, I am so grateful... Continue Reading →
Building rapport with your students, whether they are your advisees or students in your class, can be challenging even when we're not going through a pandemic. Take away the in-person connection and it's easy to lose touch with them during a time when they probably need you the most. Not to mention that it's even... Continue Reading →
Hey! Did you know I wrote a Zine ("small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images" - thanks wikipedia) a while ago, all about treating yourself with kindness? Check it out!
Hi friends, I was trying to figure out what to write about this week. Several ideas floated around in my head but none of them felt quite right at this moment. I've been feeling quite tired lately - not physically but emotionally and mentally. I thought about writing about burnout in higher ed but when... Continue Reading →
It's no secret that working in any helping profession, such as higher education, can be exhausting work. Working with a diverse student body, with all of the modern challenges that exist in our society, is emotionally draining. It is not at all uncommon to work long hours, to answer emails from home and to stay... Continue Reading →