I Love Fractured Fairy Tales

Image by Šárka Jonášová from Pixabay I can probably count on my two hands the total number of Disney films I’ve seen in my lifetime, and most of those I watched as an adult. I didn’t have a childhood filled with carriages and ballgowns and evil stepmothers. I didn’t grow up singing about wishing forContinue reading “I Love Fractured Fairy Tales”

Kindness and Coronavirus

In my brief time of writing this blog, it has morphed from a place where I share random thoughts that I have throughout the day to a very planned space that I utilize both to share my own creative works (namely poetry) and to reflect on the topic of compassion, both toward oneself and towardContinue reading “Kindness and Coronavirus”

The Delight in Choosing Positivity

Photo by Helena Lopes from Pexels Writing this blog post about compassion fatigue was draining in itself. It was also undeniably worth it, especially as someone who is prone to burnout and hopelessness, because it gave me an awareness of when I might be pushing myself too far and what I can do to alleviate those things thatContinue reading “The Delight in Choosing Positivity”

Understanding Compassion Fatigue

I knew many education majors during college–in fact, I was one. I had the opportunity to see first-hand what a 4-year education program at a university looks like, and I also got to see what types of people would choose to enter such a program. Everyone I met in the program was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.Continue reading “Understanding Compassion Fatigue”