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Why Young Adult Fiction is NOT a Dangerous Fantasy

Out there in the interwebs somewhere exists a person with the name Joe Nutt. Mr. Nutt has published an article that I will not link to here, as to not give his ridiculous idea more attention by way of web traffic. This article argues that Young Adult fiction is a dangerous fantasy. Now, I do not read YA… Continue reading Why Young Adult Fiction is NOT a Dangerous Fantasy

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Goals for 2015 Wrap-Up

2015 has been a good year for me, and I really kept my goals in mind as I made decisions throughout the year. In this post, I'll go over how I think everything went! You can find my original post with my goals for 2015 here, and you can find my mid-year check-in here. One // Build a… Continue reading Goals for 2015 Wrap-Up

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My Year in Review: 2015

2015 was an awesome year for me. Here’s some of what I did (in no particular order): I got accepted to grad school! I accepted a graduate assistantship with Family, School, and Neighborhood Engagement. I completed square dancing lessons and went through plus square dancing lessons. I started clogging. I attended my first two professional conferences.… Continue reading My Year in Review: 2015

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Motivation in Goal-Making

I came across this blog post recently, and I thought I would share it here. The coach believes goals should be something that isn't exactly tangible. They should be something that you value and want out of yourself. His points: When I am working with people, I ask them hard questions not only to find… Continue reading Motivation in Goal-Making

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Goals for 2015

Happy New Year!! As things go, a new year means New Year Resolutions, and I've never been a big fan of those. During my job as an Academic Success Coach last year, I learned about SMART Goals, and they're designed like this: S - Specific: Know exactly what you want to accomplish. M - Measurable:… Continue reading Goals for 2015

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My Year in Review: 2014

2014 was quite an interesting and jam-packed year for me. Here's some of what I did (in no particular order): I got married. I graduated college. I started working at a job that will lead me to my future career as a librarian. I joined a sorority. I completed the 100 Happy Days challenge. I… Continue reading My Year in Review: 2014