Looking Forward to My New Work Future

Why Changing Careers Fills Me With Relief One thing that I didn’t expect to feel after deciding to leave my program was relief and lightness. I thought I would feel regret and sadness, and I did and I do. But I also feel joy that all the things I worried about my program and my … Continue reading Looking Forward to My New Work Future

Four Ways I Do Things Differently

I’ve come to realize that in addition to the shower, I do my thinking (not just best, but most thinking) with my eyes closed. I don’t reflect well staring out a window or gazing at a wall. I don’t contemplate while eating my oatmeal. I usually read or watch TV while I eat (a habit … Continue reading Four Ways I Do Things Differently

How I Am Practicing Doing Good Enough and Nothing More

I’ve been procrastinating writing this for a while. I finished my comprehensive exams and then orally defended them this past Friday. And not only was I exhausted, but my anxiety was at a peak as long with everything that came with it. I wrote six essays around fifteen double spaced pages each. Only one shorter … Continue reading How I Am Practicing Doing Good Enough and Nothing More