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Danielle E. | Senior | Team: 1339 | West | Female | Pansexual | 2017 – Present

Why did you join LGBTQ+ of FIRST?

I was about a year into a non-straight relationship and still questioning my sexuality and I wanted to engage in a community where I would find friends who might be like me. 142 more words



Practising compassion has been a topic on my mind lately. Now that I have decided to hunker down and work towards a degree in counselling psychology, I have reexamined a lot of what makes me an academic, what makes me a professional, and what makes me a person as a whole. 464 more words

Mental Illness

Bold Portraits

I never seem to get it right on the first stroke. That’s why I use pencil and make my initial movements lightly.  I saw some simple line portraits the other day that were bold, direct contours of faces.   38 more words

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Mindfulness in a Time of Change

Before delving into today’s post, I want to sincerely apologize for being MIA the past number of days. Things have been very busy (as they are for most people), but as with all things, it’s all about perspective. 220 more words

Mental Health

Inspiration Explosion, Pt. 2

Alright everyone, if y’all tuned in last week and read my Inspiration Explosion post welcome to part two! If you didn’t catch it, well, what are you waiting for?! 332 more words


How my student has explored career interests outside academia

Last week, Terry McGlynn wrote a post with a list of things he wishes other people would write posts about. I read this minutes before heading to the airport, and this was like catnip given my #airportblogging habit. 857 more words


Red Drip

I like the delicate squiggles, the spacing and the light cross hatching in this sketch. It has a coincidental resemblance of a Joan Miró composition. But Miró planned his work. 83 more words

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