Slowing down

Taking the time to slow down and appreciate what's in front of me has not been an easy learning experience. With access to technology and fast transportation, it's hard to simply stay in the moment and not want to move on to a different task. I'm currently reading Thich Nhat Hanh's book, "You Are Here". …

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Visiting the American Deep South

Growing up in southern California and living in one of the most liberal cities in America, one can imagine that visiting the rural South for me could make me uncomfortable. In my social work studies, I've been shown many negative statistics about this area. Although statistics present one side of the story, I found that …