36 Goals

WOW. I’ve inhabited this floating rock for 35 years now. More or less successful. I’ve had the highs I’ve had the lows. Year 35 has been a wild ride. From my professional life to my personal life and everything in between. I’ve gotten lost more than a couple of times during this 35th rotation but IContinue reading “36 Goals”

“Live Your Best Life”

“Live Your Best Life” It’s a phrase that I heard for the first time this summer after spending almost two weeks at Kansas State University being a part of the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) I-LEAD Program. Ben Williams, one of the I-LEAD Co-Chairs and one of the most awesome individuals I’ve met inContinue reading ““Live Your Best Life””

#CSAM: Because of Them

As we all know this has been #CSAM (Careers in Student Affairs Month), and the recruiting for SAGrad Programs has been ramped up tenfold. I joined some friends in participating in the #ACPAWhatsYourWhy about why I work and remain in Student Affairs which was great to reflect and share my why. But it got meContinue reading “#CSAM: Because of Them”

Unfriending of Dissonance

An interesting phenomenon has taken root on my social media platforms. Unfriending of dissonance.  For the past year or so, the frequency of friends laying claim to unfriending or unfollowing individuals due to their different opinions has increased ten fold. And I’ll be honest, it’s unsettling to me. I have many friends on my platforms thatContinue reading “Unfriending of Dissonance”

FINALLY: Why I LOVE Pandas!

“Why Pandas?” “Where did this love of pandas begin?” For the past few months these questions have been popping up more frequently in my conversations. Some have thought it’s because I’m trying to enforce my Asian-ness. Others have thought its because my personality is similar to the panda. And still others have thought its because IContinue reading “FINALLY: Why I LOVE Pandas!”

My “Whys” for My Social Media

I’ve been thinking a lot about social media and me as a practitioner and blogger. There have been so many conversations about social media, social competency, best practices and debating back and forth on what is right or wrong, what is productive or not, etc. that I’ve been swimming in reading material. However, after writingContinue reading “My “Whys” for My Social Media”