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It's FRIED-DAY; Don't Stress the Oxidative Stress

Oxidative Stress Hypothesis

Another FRIED-DAY is upon us yet again. In recent weeks I’ve discussed the symptoms of overtraining, the glycogen hypothesis, central fatigue hypothesis, and the glutamine hypothesis.  687 more words



It has definitely been a challenging semester, and I am disappointed with how things have turned out.

It has become more clear to me how much time I dedicate to my extracurricular activities – and that there is one in particular that I spend the most (all) time on. 762 more words


Compassion Fatigue and what you can do about it

Today I went to a journal club meeting on compassion fatigue. What does compassion fatigue even mean? Why is it important? And how can we combat it? 548 more words


Jenny Fulton: From Preference Shares to Pickle Preserves

Jenny Fulton had been a stockbroker at Morgan Keegan for 16 years when in January of 2010 she finally succumbed to a round of layoffs in the latest recession. 1,046 more words

The Stories

A Slow Burnout

I’ve been writing about traveling, mostly, and ignoring what’s been actually happening in my day-to-day life as an EFL teacher. Of course, going to work is way less glamorous than exploring a new city, but on a more visceral level, I just don’t know what to say about my life in Afyon. 400 more words


Running away isn't an option.

For the past several weeks, I’ve been experiencing what you called “social burnout”. Being an introvert, I’ve been drained of energy from making many social interactions for weeks. 480 more words



I got to spend a week in Michigan for my seminary intensive. It was great to see family and friends while also being steeped in coursework. 913 more words