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The strange duality of being a pregnant professor

Alternatively: The spirit is willing, but the body is busy making other plans

This semester, I’ve prepped a new class, advised students, written papers and proposals, attended two international conferences, and served on committees. 1,500 more words

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What NaNoWriMo Taught Me

I always grumbled about NaNoWriMo being in November. What a shitty month to commit to completing a 50,000-word novel! It’s during the crazy sprint to the end of the year. 607 more words

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I would like to preface this by saying that I love my job. I adore my students and I have the best coworkers on the planet. 288 more words


Mindfulness Clubbed with Cognitive Therapy Great for Pregnant Women!

A study conducted by the researchers from University of Colorado has proved that pregnant women having a history of depression tend to have lesser chances of relapse if they go through mindfulness sessions. 189 more words


In gratitude for friends who tell it like it is...

For those who know me well, know that I have agonised long and hard about returning to full time work in 2015. In fact, reading a number of blog posts by teachers also on maternity leave, contemplating how they are going to balance work and family life, resonated quite strongly with me. 794 more words


It's thanksgiving time...

It’s Thanksgiving time…
While gratitude should be a part of our every day lives, I do take extra care this time of year to show appreciation and thankfulness with any opportunity I can. 173 more words

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Research University, Now With Words

I am at a major public research university. Sure, this is a university and teaching is important, for some definitions of important; anyone who says that research… 920 more words