Monthly Archives: March 2013

In Defense of Relaxation

In a culture which encourages us to be constantly busy, we can feel that relaxing is unproductive and lazy. Even when we want to unwind, we often experience guilt and shame and continue to stress about our obligations and deadlines. … Continue reading

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A Thursday with Meg: Making Health a Priority

For the past two weeks, I’ve been battling my first nasty cold of the winter season. I’m surprised it took me until mid-March to catch one, considering I’m always exposed to sick students at school and at work. But it … Continue reading

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The Allie Way – Losing the Motivation Sensation?

Motivation is a huge part of being a leader. Leaders are not only motivated themselves, but they also have to continually motivate other people. But we all know that nobody’s perfect, and we can’t all be completely on top of … Continue reading

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Wendy’s World: The Importance of Flexibility

Many organizations and articles state the importance of being flexible for professional progression, but during my study abroad experience in Jordan, I have realized the importance of being flexible for your own happiness as well.  The expectations that you set … Continue reading

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Mondays with Meg: The Paradox of People-Pleasing

  Hello again Campus Calmers! I’m glad to return back to my usual blogging day after a loooong break. Unfortunately, school work and my master’s thesis finally caught up with me and I needed to devote some serious time to … Continue reading

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