The past few months have been one of the best summers I’ve had in a long time. I spent time breathing fresh air and stargazing in the Berkshires. I turned up in Washington D.C. with friends for a weekend that was full of surprises. I celebrated love at a beautiful Jamaican-Nigerian wedding in Connecticut. I spent time with family I haven’t seen in a while and made new connections that I’m hoping will last. But every season must come to an end and we’ll be saying goodbye to summer soon. Before we do though let’s sit down for minute to talk about some lessons.
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It’s over ninety degrees in NYC today. I’ve spent the day on my couch in front of my fan watching Netflix and eating homemade cookies… and I have ZERO regrets. Since I’m not leaving my apartment today, now would be a good time for us to talk right?
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May is over. The sun is shining and summer is just around the corner. How have you been feeling? I hope you’re taking care of yourself. Let’s have our monthly chat shall we?
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September was good to me. It was hard, but it was worth it. How have you been? Has it been a whirlwind for you too? Let’s talk about what we’ve learned.
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Hello loves! Summer is over and fall is coming quickly. How did August treat you? I hope you’ve been soaking up some sunshine! Lean in and let’s have a quick talk about last month’s lessons. September is waiting.
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How are you loves? Its been a while since we last spoke. Another month has come and gone and suddenly June has begun, which means once again its time to reflect on the 30ish days that lay behind us. So grab a seat and let’s chat, shall we?
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I was sitting in class yesterday with what felt like the weight of the world on my shoulders. We were in the middle of a discussion about the U.S. prison system and the infinite ways it could be changed for the better. Somewhere in the middle of it all I couldn’t help but think, “Is it even worth trying to fix this mess?“ Continue reading “Midweek Meditation: Is Changing the World Even Possible?”
Its only September and my mind is already in overdrive thinking about a day that’s still 8 months away: Graduation. Continue reading “Midweek Meditation: Why I’ve Been Dreading Graduation”
For some of us the new school year has begun, which means new notebooks, fresh paper and shiny new pens. If your anything like me the new-school-year excitement is likely to soon fade into stress and exhaustion. Its easy to let reading assignments, papers and general school anxiety bury us and become overwhelming… unless we do something to avoid it. Continue reading “2 Quick Tips On How to Avoid Burnout This Semester”