30 Days

Finally--the conclusion to my month-long blogging challenge!  It has been difficult at times, and certainly lived up to the word "challenge," but I somehow pulled it off!  (Well, if you count this post for June 30... which it isn't quite in my current timezone...) This has been an interesting month in many ways.  First, it … Continue reading 30 Days

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The 5 Stages of Hearing Negative Feedback

I got some negative feedback at work today, and immediately became extremely defensive.  I'd like to blame it on the fact that I've been sleep-deprived, but... I'm beginning to think that it's a destructive behavior that's come out several times in the past few years.  After giving myself some time to think about the situation, … Continue reading The 5 Stages of Hearing Negative Feedback

Scattered

A productive weekend is a good weekend, but when a weekend whirlwind of productivity smashes into a hectic Monday, things get rough.  I'm more of a sprinter than a marathon girl, so I get burnt out easily!  I'm heading into the week feeling a little drained, but I'm trying to stay positive, productive, and sane … Continue reading Scattered