This week, I received confirmation that my diploma has been awarded and I am, in fact, no longer a student. As I wait for that piece of paper in the mail, I figured what better way to recognize that than to share with you a few things that I take with me from both inside and outside the classroom as I move into my new role as part of the working world.
What are you going to do to make sure that your everyday life has actually found a new normal, one that is conscious of issues that impact lives outside of your own? Because is the only way to make this a lasting change and it starts at the individual level with every single one of us. It starts with you.
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Only a decade and two years after the last recession, I will be joining a class of graduates that look a whole lot like those who graduated in 2008. This could be a good thing or, well, not so good.
I’ve got a reminder. Though for a lot of people, it may feel like there are so many things cancelled, not everything is. Right now some people are feeling unsafe, we’re missing sports, friends and in person classes, graduations, birthdays, mother’s day that just passed, and so much more. So here’s a reminder of a few things that are not cancelled if you’re open to them.
Right now, the question we’re wondering about isn’t if they will happen, but rather how they will happen and change as we move forward. And the uncertainty of the answer is something I’m not particularly fond of facing. Sure, some of it can be exciting. But a lot of it brings me a whole lot of anxiety that I don’t like.
Rise and grind culture reflects our larger society, the society that just about all of us work and participate in. Even when there is a whole lot going on around the world and so many people are facing countlessly different situations, acting as if right now is the perfect time to buck up and buckle in to get work done is a problematic mindset to perpetuate.
If people feel they’re stuck in their homes and can’t go anywhere, what else is there to do?Well, it just so happens that I’ve decided to compile a small list for you, because well… I’m stuck too and I figured, why not. So, check this out.
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