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A short post on resilience

Resilience is a concept I was encouraged to look into about a year ago, with respect to land work. It is something I keep going back to whenever I start mentally going off the rails about how big and unsolvable all the big problems in the world are – I am just one person, the systems are so huge and have so much momentum, even me and all the other many, many, so many people who are making changes happen, how can we deal with this, etc. 732 more words


Mental illness or unchangeable habits?

One of the most confusing and troubling aspects of my work is differentiating between what I can work with and what I can’t.  This shows up most often when students are starting to struggle and I have to determine whether it’s learned behavior, or something deeper and more serious.   1,036 more words


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"In Spite Of"

Last weekend I didn’t publish a blog post, as I had the privilege of being a presenter/facilitator at the Faculty Women of Color in the Academy (FWCA) National Conference at my two-time Alma Mater – The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 918 more words


Fridge Rant Follow Up

It is 4/16, and I just ate a piece of the lunch meat I mentioned in my previous post, which was bought on 4/4. It has been in my lunch box with no ice packs or anything for 2 ½ hours, it is pretty much room temp. 167 more words

lubimur reblogged this on SuburbanResilience and commented:

Don't know why this didn't post earlier, but anyway...FYI

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