Category Archives: I ♥ North Carolina

I <3 Self Care

So it’s November 11, there’s less than one month left in the semester, and I have 8 big assignments due before then, 5 of them papers. The weather has finally turned appropriate for November and I finally turned the heat … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

What am I doing?

Grad school is hard. Between classes, work and field, it’s easy to feel overstretched. There are days when I come home and ask myself, “Is this worth it? Should I have come back to grad school? What in the world … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, I ♥ North Carolina, In the Classroom

[Fall]ing in love with North Carolina

Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year, as it brings all of my favorite things – Football, leaves changing, pumpkin flavored treats, and sweaters. Even in the stress of the mid semester assignments and papers, I have committed to … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom, Uncategorized

Back to that self-care…

This semester is officially under way! First papers have been turned in, readings are piling up, groups are meeting regularly for projects, and I am back to frequenting my favorite study spots. One of the best things about Carolina is … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Wanderlusting in NC

Last week I got that feeling. You know that one. When you’re on the sidewalk and the trees rustle and then the wind hits you. After a full summer of heat and humidity, you are braced for a mix of … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

From Surviving to Thriving-Managing Stress in the Social Work Setting

As we approach the middle of the semester, the pressures are ramping up. Multiple assignments are due in the same week, while our responsibilities in the field start to increase as well. Being right there in the middle of everything … Continue reading

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The Cohort Effect- Earning an MSW with the Triangle DE Program

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. “- Helen Keller When I started the DE program last year, I wasn’t sure how I would adapt to working a full time job in addition to attending … Continue reading

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