Monthly Archives: March 2013

On Being Sure of Your Path

As I was rushing from my arrival gate to my departure gate on Tuesday, heading for a job interview in another state, I had my first moment of “I’m a professional right now”. I looked around and saw myself in the … Continue reading

Networking is not a dirty word

What a busy week! I’ve been working hard and playing hard and this past week has been no exception! After work on Wednesday night, I went to MSPP for the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Spring Reception. We had a presentation … Continue reading

Posted in Change of Career, Organizational Psychology & Leadership

Finding Encouragement

Since the start of my academic career at MSPP, the support and encouragement from faculty has never faltered. Whenever there is confusion with an assignment ,or students are just feeling overwhelmed and need some time to debrief, the professors have always … Continue reading

Spring Surprises

One aspect that really sets MSPP apart from other schools is the amount of effort the faculty put into their end-of-the-semester evaluations.  At first, I was very frustrated by this process.  Here we are at the end of March, and … Continue reading

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Restrepo

Last Thursday a small group of students, including myself, attended an event where we watched sections of the war documentary Restrepo and former Infantry Sergeant Brendan O’Byrne gave a moving recount of his experience in Afghanistan and an exploration of … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Growth, Primary Care Psychology, Social Responsibility, Veterans

Traveling Girl

As I type, I’m sitting in my home city airport, awaiting a flight to Florence, South Carolina. It seems like I live in airports these days. Ben and I got home on Sunday night at 12:30, after a full day … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Party Like A Slumber Party b/c a Slumber Party Don’t Stop (until you get too tired to play any more Scattergories…)

It’s been a long – although productive – week. I feel like I finally “get” what I’m doing, at least in relation to my stage in the learning process. My sessions with clients feel rich and productive, and although I … Continue reading

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I can’t get up!

“No, I can’t get up….” my classmate mumbled in a muffled voice, as she turned her face to avoid eating carpet. Another classmate leaned over her, restraining her arms, while a third classmate held back her legs. The rest of … Continue reading

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My Body is Screaming for HELP!

Even as we cross into “spring” there is news of more snow on the way.  When I hear this I hear my internal voice giving me another excuse to not run or workout in the morning.  What I don’t hear, … Continue reading

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Lately

What I’ve been doing lately: Filling out my graduation application. I must really be done with my master’s!! Booked a trip to Portland, OR next month to celebrate said graduation (and my birthday!). It’s the vegan mecca with a beautiful … Continue reading

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