Category Archives: Around Boston

Where Did the Week Go?!

When asked by my uncle to describe the week that I’ve had I could only think of one phrase: controlled chaos. I’ve known my general school/work/practicum schedule for some time now but this was a random week. Because of other … Continue reading

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MA Sports

My schedule is certainly starting to pick up. However, between homework, practicum training, blogging, and now a job I’ve decided to take a little break and try to take a stab at getting a real feel for MA. Tonight I … Continue reading

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Hussle Bussle

My word. Boston is quite the busy city, and not to mention all of the rain! Living next to the coast doesn’t help either, but I’ve never had so much rain before. Idaho is pretty dry in comparison to this. … Continue reading

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Millennium Park

Last time in my blog, I wrote about how great the location of MSPP is. Since then, spring has sprung, and I have been able to experience some more of the local greatness of West Roxbury. In particular, I am … Continue reading

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Making a Decision: Location, location, location!

The deadline to make the graduate school decision is fast approaching, and many of you may still be making this important decision. In light of this, I have been asking some of my friends about their decision to come to … Continue reading

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Self-care can be anything!

Self-care. Have you heard this term before? I know the first time I heard this phrase was during Fundamentals Week (orientation) at MSPP. For something so important to psychologists, it seems that I should have been aware of the concept … Continue reading

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A Self-Care Trip to Walden Pond

In one of my previous blogs, I had stated that I could not find any good hiking trails around the metrowest area.  However, I have recently come to realize that while there may not be any mountains around, there are … Continue reading

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Gratitud – Thanksgiving Day

Here I share with you some thoughts I wrote in Spanish one year ago about Thanksgiving. I am very thankful to my friend Dorian and her family who warmly showed me and my family this tradition one year ago… Se … Continue reading

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Language in Psychotherapy

“ I don’t express myself in my paintings, I express my not-self”. Mark Rothko One of the things I REALLY LOVE about Boston and being a student at MSPP are the wonderful conferences held throughout the area on different mental … Continue reading

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