Category Archives: Outside of the classroom

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

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[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

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Opportunities Abound!

This year, my field placement is at Duke Movement Disorders Clinic. At the clinic we see patients who have Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease. Mental health conditions often occur as a result of these illnesses (especially depression and anxiety).  To … Continue reading

Posted in Field Work, Outside of the classroom

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

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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

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Tears on Aisle 3…

One evening on my way home from field placement I stopped at a local grocery store to get some much needed coffee in preparation for a night of studying. Well, while shopping I noticed that a lady just kept following … Continue reading

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Kicking the Can Down the Road

Fall semester 2017 is decidedly underway. It’s hot, I’m ordering textbooks, there are a bajillion more humans on campus than there were 3 weeks ago, and I find myself uncoordinated and floating about with  general confusion until a new routine … Continue reading

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