by: Kathryn Kay Coquemont
India Arie’s “I Am Not My Hair” is a symbolic anthem communicating that people (particularly those from the Black/African American community) are more than the social identities we use as labels. 681 more words
“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” – Brene Brown
Building coworker relationships is not always easy, especially if you all work and live in the same place. 675 more words
I firmly believe that the smallest things can make the biggest impact on our students, particularly those who are at-risk. I wanted to take a little bit of time to share some of the practices that I have put in place since I’ve started advising my current population in the hopes that other advisors and student affairs professionals might be interested in implementing similar practices. 543 more words
“Motivational interviewing is a collaboration conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change” (Miller & Rollnick, 2013, p. 12).
Now that the summer semester is in full swing and grades have posted from the spring, I’m able to get involved in more professional development to sharpen my helping and advising skills while continuing to add to my toolbox. 795 more words