Choice Words with @Choosy_Female
Honest Conversations
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 19:28:19 +0000
After a good conversation with some friends, I’m realizing how hard it is for folks to face reality, particularly when reality doesn’t represent our goals. Whether it’s being perpetually in debt, on yet another crash-diet, or with a partner that’s no good, sometimes the rational thing is not what we want to see and accept. […]
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:30:32 +0000
In light of a recent discussion and this article on women in science, I thought I’d share an odd personal experience the illustrates the power of words. The tldr; one little comment seriously impacted me, and how upsetting it is now to realize it. So, on to the personal anecdote: I recently received a message […]
Lead a horse to water…
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:08:57 +0000
But you can’t make them drink. Or, why grades are not enough. I’ve been teaching heavily the last month or so and been rather disparaged at the focus on grades and things ‘for points’. It seems as though a chunk of students (and a rather large one, I might add) might do anything I said if […]