How to Cope With Loneliness in Graduate School

When I first decided to move half way across the country, I felt a burst of explorative energy. I’ve lived (three hours) away from home for the last five years during undergrad. I’ve traveled 11 hours+ across the world to study abroad for four weeks. I’ve always been the independent one who prefers to be…

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My answer to the question “What do you want to do when you grow up?”

So, the question is still being asked disguised as “What do you want to do with your degree? What do you “do”? What’s your plan?” Let’s face it. When people ask this question, they are looking for a solid answer say – I want to be a pediatrician, lawyer, teacher, zoologist, etc. What they aren’t…

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10 things I remind myself when I am anxious

You will overcome even the most heartbreaking challenges. I promise. You are okay. There is nothing wrong with you, my love. Things will not always work out the way you want them to, but they will always work out the way they are meant to. Love is still the greatest gift. Do not give up…

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