COVID-19: My Health Diary

Traveling is a big part of my job. Since I work remote traveling is a means of connecting with coworkers, vendors and building relationships that otherwise are lost. Connecting with others is one of the most important things for me. I am a working mother with 2 children+2 pets, recently engaged, and back at schoolContinue reading “COVID-19: My Health Diary”

Sociology vs. Cultural Anthropology

Last semester I took an introductory class on cultural anthropology and this semester I am wrapping up my introductory class in sociology. As I near the end of the semester, I realize that the sociology class has been much more meaningful to me than the cultural anthropology class. Each week the discussions and videos supplementingContinue reading “Sociology vs. Cultural Anthropology”

Census 2020: Race is Real

Applying for a job is stressful, the uncertainty of the process and financial pressures usually surrounding it exacerbate all emotions. Cumbersome job applications take us through the cliff notes of our life and present us with questions that we give little thought to day-to-day. As I turn the corner of 30, one of the mostContinue reading “Census 2020: Race is Real”

Social Distancing – Blessing in Disguise

My, my, my – how the world has changed in 2 weeks. As we adapt to the new normal, the new buzzword we are hearing about is “social distancing”. What is it and why is relevant during these times? Social distancing is the reduction of human contact through changes in behavior to reduce the transmissionContinue reading “Social Distancing – Blessing in Disguise”

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – How this Pandemic is Influencing our Lives

Plague, Spanish flu, H1N1, and now the Coronavirus – all declared pandemics at one point or another by the World Health Organization (WHO). Pandemic refers to the widespread epidemic of a contagious disease throughout a country or two or more continents. (Rutherford, 2016.) These diseases swept the world and took the media for a spinContinue reading “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – How this Pandemic is Influencing our Lives”