Self-Care is a MUST: How experiencing Postpartum depression for a second time made me a self-advocate.

It's an ugly place to be - one where you feel alone and isolated from everyone, really. You can't sleep or you sleep too much. You can't eat or you can't stop eating. You cry. You panic. You feel angry, sad, confused, and overwhelmed all in one breath. You contemplate your life - you begin … Continue reading Self-Care is a MUST: How experiencing Postpartum depression for a second time made me a self-advocate.

I Love College, But I’m Done: 3 Signs That You’re Ready to Finish Your Academic Career

I am writing this from 36,000 feet above somewhere between Nashville and Los Angeles, thinking about horizons as I peer out the window and admire the horizon. New horizons, I keep thinking. And that's why I am writing this particular blog. As I face the last three weeks of the semester, I've reflected upon my … Continue reading I Love College, But I’m Done: 3 Signs That You’re Ready to Finish Your Academic Career

Continuity with Professors: Step out of “the zone”

Continuity is defined as, "the quality of something that does not stop or change as time passes"(MW). It can be great or terrible depending on the situation. For instance, if you've continued visiting a tutoring center on campus over the course of your education, it's likely helped you improve your skills. However, continuity can also stand … Continue reading Continuity with Professors: Step out of “the zone”

Your Degree has Worth and So Do You

When I began my journey through education I put very little stock in the outcome. The certificate that said I would be a good secretary cost me $46 a unit multiplied by about 12. That is about the same value I placed upon myself. I didn't have plans to go far. I didn't even consider transferring to a four year institution. What good would it do? I had no passion, no drive, nothing. I wasn't "college material." To top it off, I felt that there was no value in a degree -- associate, bachelor, masters, and beyond.

Moms Like Us Spotlight: Liz

Name: Liz Wallace Tabak                                                  Age: 46 Number of Children: 2 Marital Status: Married College: Rose State College, Midwest City, Oklahoma. I am a dual psychology and women’s studies major. Dream Job/ Career Goals (Or current career if you are finished with college): Earn my doctorate in psychology and work as a clinical psychologist with a specific focus on women. As an … Continue reading Moms Like Us Spotlight: Liz