The Conflict of Summer-a Haiku Poem
Creativity, Family, General, Introvert, Parenting, Reserved Rebel

The Conflict of Summer – A Haiku Poem for Introverted Parents

It’s May—the main month of spring! It’s also the last month of school before summer break. The month when we encourage our children and students to “finish the year strong”… yet recognize their fatigue, because we are feeling it ourselves. Knowing summer is around the corner is exciting! It also leaves many introverted parents feeling slightly conflicted—especially if they work from…

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Authenticity, Creativity, General, Mindset, Motivational, Self-Care, Self-Development

Overcoming Perfectionism

This article was first published in 2015… and working on “Overcoming Perfectionism” is still a thing!  😉 The information included in this article from the book, “The Pursuit of Perfect: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Start Living a Richer, Happier Life,” by Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D., made it worth the re-share… Overcoming Perfectionism I was working on this blog post…

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Career Change, Creativity, Education, General, Introvert, Motivational, Multipotentialite, Reserved Rebel, Self-Development

Reserved Rebel: How Discovering My Multipotentiality Led to Fully Embracing My Differences

Reserved Rebel You may have seen the words, “Reserved Rebel” in the title of this website, and wondered—what’s that? Reserved Rebel is a term that characterizes my evolution from a practicing pediatrician—to a perpetually curious, knowledge-seeking writer, and passionate explorer of diverse interests. It perfectly describes the essence of who I am. I came up with it in my quest…

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Creativity, Dance, General

Finally… Flesh-Toned Ballet Shoes!

I love sharing interesting finds! Since my most recent blog post was about my love of ballet and its benefits, I’m excited to share a recent ballet discovery— Kinetic Essentials Ballet “Hue” Polish. (This might be a good time to note: I independently purchased my KE Ballet “Hue” Polish and was not asked to review it, nor did I receive…

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Creativity, Dance, Exercise, General, Health & Wellness

The Benefits of Ballet

I absolutely love the art of ballet! I love how it serves as a creative outlet for me to express myself artistically. I revel in the intensity of physical exertion required, both in movement and stillness. I enjoy the mental challenge it provides— trying to remember different ballet positions and combinations, while remaining focused on my breathing and body positioning—…

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