I started off the new year with more free time than I ever would have expected---I had five full weeks off of work due when the US government shutdown. The entire shutdown situation was angering, to say the least, but a weird outcome was that I was given an unexpected opportunity to decide how to … Continue reading What would you really do if you had more free time?
I got an email from the president of a club I was previously active in. Hey Maria! I haven’t seen you at our meetings for a while. Just wondered if there’s anything I can help with, or if you plan to return. Hope to hear from you soon! It was such a nice email. I … Continue reading Quitting When it’s Time
What's your connection like with the natural world? It can be hard to find time to get outside, even though spending time in nature has enormous benefits. The Univeristy of Minnesota website has an online assessment to help you evaluate your connection to nature so that you can identify areas where you are doing well and … Continue reading Are you spending enough time in nature?