There never seems to be a grey area when it comes to transitions. Meaning they either run smoothly or they are doomed from the get go—odds are always 50/50. So when transitioning from summer mode back to super-busy-semester mode how do you make sure the "odds are ever in your favor?” This summer I took a leap of faith and applied for an internship in Alaska with the Alaska Wildlife Conservation … [Read more...] about Transitioning From Alaska to Texas, A Big Move For A Career
I almost decided to move 12 hours away from my home to attend law school. Currently, I am thanking God that I chose a law school that was only three hours away from home. Moving is extremely stressful, but boring when you have no connection to the world other than texting and phone calls. Thankfully, I am going to a law school very close to my undergraduate school. However, this is my first time … [Read more...] about Back to School: Do I Have Enough Patience?
For it is not you or I that is important, neither what sort we might be nor how we came to be each where we are. What is important is anyone’s coming awake and discovering a place, finding in full orbit a spinning globe one can lean over, catch, and jump on. What is important is the moment of opening a life and feeling it touch—with an electric hiss and cry—this speckled mineral sphere, our … [Read more...] about Coming Home: My Journey of Self Discovery
Have you noticed that many women tend to lose their identity once they are in relationships? Is it possible to maintain the “me” while being part of a “we”? The short answer is yes, but there is much more to this occurrence than just simply being lost in love. Psychoanalyst Beverly Engel opines that many women are hard wired and encouraged since birth to be dependent, whereas males are given more … [Read more...] about The Importance of Personal Growth in a Relationship
Doing community service does a great deal to help your community, but did you know that volunteering also benefits you as well? Of course, we volunteer our time and money to help organizations without expecting anything in return, but there are actually many benefits to doing community service that you might not realize that you can use to your advantage. Make Connections in the … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Community Service: Helping Others While You Help Yourself
Whether you are a student or a seasoned professional, have you ever thought about how your personality could help determine what major or job best suits you and your lifestyle? This is true; your personality plays a huge role in finding your true calling. Understanding your personality can help you determine where your strengths and weaknesses lie and identify stressors to your personality so … [Read more...] about Let Your Personality Guide You to Your Dream Job