Category Archives: Personal Growth

Special Muffins for Special People

I wrote the following post on my baking blog, Chocolate Covered Therapy, and since it talks about MSPP, I thought I would share it with all of you: “MSPP is very committed to their idea of creating a strong community. … 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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I haven’t been here for the Longest Time…

I’ve been feeling a little brittle lately. Overall, things are good. But it feels as though the bad news has been stacking up- things that, on their own, can be taken in stride but when piled together seem to generate … Continue reading

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A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer

On Thursday, MSPP held its performance of Eve Ensler’s A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer, an event that I co-directed with my friend Erika. In some ways, I am glad that the event is over as it was … 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

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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Reflections on a Snowy Day

So tomorrow is the first day of spring, and MSPP is closed for a snow day!  Don’t you just love New England weather?  Well, since I have a lot of work to catch up on, I definitely appreciate the day … Continue reading

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How It’s Done

When I consider the vast amount of different tasks I had to accomplish over the past week, I wonder how in the world I did it (okay, so maybe a couple items on the to-do list still need to be … Continue reading

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

Finally Settling In

The transition to graduate school and a new city is a difficult one.  However, I was slightly cocky and full of “I-just-graduated-college” pride, and didn’t think it was such a big deal.  I was ready to tackle the world after … Continue reading

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Putting the “Ew” in “Lit ReviEW”

Actually, I kinda enjoy writing this lit review (it’s for my Clinical Seminar class); I got a late start on it, however, and it’s due on Wednesday, so…. “ugh,” “ew,” “boo,” hiss, and whatnot. I have set up shop at a … Continue reading

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