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Check-In: Goals for 2015

We are roughly halfway through the year, and I figured it was time to check-in and see how I'm doing goal-wise for 2015. You can find my original post with my goals for 2015 here. This is a long post, so here we go... One // Build a healthier lifestyle I've lost about five pounds this year, which… Continue reading Check-In: Goals for 2015

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Being Big for Kids: Conner Prairie

This is the thirteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  Conner Prairie is an interactive history park that utilizes volunteers, actors, technology, actual historical buildings, animals,… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Conner Prairie

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On Understanding

This post has been in the works for some time. However, I attended Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at my university Monday and listened to a fantastic keynote speaker before the service started. He stressed that we should think about making every day a service day and to serve others beyond a few… Continue reading On Understanding

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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