You don’t need a genius to tell you that this past year has thrown us all off emotionally. We’ve been sad, resentful, kind of enjoying extra time at home, anxious and absolutely terrified all at once. But why? What causes all of this rollercoaster-like energy to stuff our chests? Perhaps, we have all been experiencing culture shock during COVID-19.Read more
Cultural competence is a relatively new concept. Many academic fields, universities, non-profits and corporations tout the term, but what does it even mean? What is cultural competence?Read more
Over the past decade, we have seen the conversation of culture, cultural competence and cultural diversity grow exponentially. However, between experiences of cultural injustice, cultural appropriation and redefining patriotism, discussing the benefits of cultural competence has somehow begun to trigger feelings of a burden rather than of excitement or appreciation.
Before you roll your eyes and completely dismiss the idea of becoming culturally competent, know that there are, in fact, personal reasons to become culturally competent.Read more
To most people, spending the holidays away from family does not exactly sound appealing, but it’s a reality for many of us this year. Although this season won’t be the same as usual, you can save your tears!
Allow us professionals (pilot kids, military kids, service kids, etc.) to enlighten you. Here’s how you can make the most of this holiday season even if you won’t physically be with your loved ones.Read more
the depths of her surfacing emotions are oceanic — her current joys tide
in and out
as she gasps for air —
Despite a global shortage in toilet paper, hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes, there is absolutely no shortage of opinions voiced on social media regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more