This post marks the one year mark! 52 weeks and 52 blog posts! At the end of grade 8, on the very last day, my homeroom teacher who was my science teacher followed me out to my moms car and told her: “you make sure she goes to University!” I had done very well in … Continue reading 52 Weeks!
A co-worker was passing my desk to get a bite to eat in the 10 minutes before his next appointment. While walking by he asked, “how’s your day going, Devon?” “Really good,” I responded in such a way he knew I really meant it. He seemed surprised, “oh that’s excellent, I want to ask you … Continue reading Wonderful Day
I watched a TED talk yesterday with Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love. She discusses people who pursue creative work. People question those who choose creativity and assume they are going to live a doomed existence. Contrary to those who pursue academic careers which are more respected. She had done some research and in … Continue reading Life’s work
We had a conversation at work about personality types based on standardized assessments. We did the 10 minute quiz online and I am an INFJ – or Advocate. Not that I think any standardized test can really give the full picture, but I was surprised at the results. It was surprisingly accurate without being too … Continue reading Advocate
I have often thought that people must think I have no personality. Growing up being extremely shy, I did want to work on and have growth in the area of being able to talk to people and be engaging (I always admired people that had the 'gift of gab'). I don’t show a lot of … Continue reading Personality