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Through traveling, Mumbai-based photographer Divyakshi Gupta discovers other places and cultures, but also reconnects with the lost bits and pieces of herself. “There is immense learning in travel,” says Divyakshi. “An exchange of cultures, stories, experiences, and emotions that resurfaces a deep, underlying truth: we…
How does one recognize their authenticity? Brené Brown’s research and research by Carl Jung, points toward vulnerability, courage, and boundaries. It is important to me to live my life authentically and I wonder how much I FULLY live authentically day-to-day. So often I am weighted with decisions to […]
Recently I was faced with some tough emotional decisions. In the moment I felt I was in a large paper bag filled with tiny pieces of paper representing the emotions, thoughts, and perceptions of others. As the bag continued to fill, I began to feel overwhelmed because I […]
As I became aware of time yesterday, I no longer sat in the moment with my 6+ hours of gliding outdoors, surrounded by tweets and twerps, and flitting hummingbirds. Instead I became conscious of how long I was sitting in front of my computer editing photos. While not […]
At Zócalo Public Square, Irina Dumitrescu argues against the notion that a liberal arts education is a luxury, sharing stories of political prisoners whose knowledge of languages and poetry proved crucial to their survival. via The Humanities Are Not “Frivolous” — Discover
Yesterday I was back into teacher mode for most of the day, working with colleagues. It takes me a while to soak up all the perspectives and ideas before I am ready to share. I’m not sure if my long processing pauses are sparked more from […]
Reflecting on Grandma Zim and observing the nature of my backyard birds.