Category Archives: Around Boston

For the Adventure Seekers

The other night I went to out to dinner with old friends and we started discussing bucket lists. Although my list is quite lengthy, I have not had the opportunity to cross off a lot of the activities on it. … Continue reading

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Art as Self Care

This weekend, despite struggling to overcome a wicked stomach bug, I took some time out to stroll through the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) with a friend who was visiting town. Historically, I had considered taking in art as a luxury; … Continue reading

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Where, oh where, is Spring?

When I got into my car this morning, the temperature read 10°. That’s right, 10° on March 6. What is going on? I mean, shouldn’t it be warming up by now? Where is Spring!? Now don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading

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Welcome to Boston

I just read a piece on ESPN titled “The world according to Boston,” and I got the slight feeling the author was a little resentful of the strong pride Bostonians have, but I could not help but laugh because he … Continue reading

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The Power of Meditation

All Counseling Psychology students have to take Psychology of Diversity and Difference, typically in their first semester at MSPP, and the course focuses on teaching students how to become culturally competent therapists and counselors.  Taking hands on learning to a … Continue reading

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Sweet November

November is here! I can’t believe 2013 has flown by so quickly but I’m really excited because I have to say November is my favorite month. I may be partial to it because it’s my birthday month, but it’s more … Continue reading

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Cupcakes for Recovery

Last week’s events have left us a lot of us shaken, confused, and afraid.  However, they have also sparked an incredible sense of hope and a drive to move forward and help one another. A 4th year student at MSPP and … Continue reading

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In Boston, It Ain’t Easy Gettin’ Somewhere, but We Always Get There in the End

In Boston, it’s difficult to get anywhere: the green line takes forever; we have some of the world’s most atrocious drivers; our streets are insanely disorganized; parking is pretty difficult, and once you find a spot, you’d better have enough … Continue reading

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Baby Got BARCC!… 2013 BARCC Walk for Change!

Boston is a big-time “walk” city. You’ll be moseying down the street – minding your bidness – and all of a sudden, you’ll find yourself walking in a “walk” – I’ve accidentally supported all sorts of causes. And yesterday Boston … Continue reading

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Boston: Not So Bad Afterall

I’ve given Boston a pretty hard time since I moved here in June.  I am a small town girl, and frankly, cities and I just don’t get along.  And Boston definitely isn’t Middletown, CT, where I had made my home … Continue reading

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