Spring Semester Goals Update

How is it going? This week is my spring break week. I was going to have a post for you about planning out my spring break, but the lead-up to NeMLA took more out of me than I thought it would, so here we are. As much as I'd like to take my own advice … Continue reading Spring Semester Goals Update

Your Future Self

The first time I remember reading about "your future self" was in Gretchen Rubin's Happiness Project. She gave the example of preparing the coffee machine the night before so all you had to do was enjoy your coffee the next day. It isn't about saving time necessarily, but rather thinking of what your future self … Continue reading Your Future Self

Rest

Fall Break is almost here at my institution. For most of us this means a three day weekend. Because I teach on a Tues/Thurs schedule it means a four day weekend for me. My question is: do you rest on these occasions? Academics in particular, but also many of us I suspect, don't actually take … Continue reading Rest