This post originally appears on my professional blog: https://hillaryyeager.com/blog-1/2016/12/30/resist-new-year-new-you Everywhere I look, I see it: the siren call of the new year to cast away the “old” me: to become someone other than myself, to be “new,” improved, different. “New Year, New You!” Headlines proclaim, inviting me to try to revise my entire life to be… Continue reading Resist New Year, New You
I’m so excited to share that I am officially going to be launching a “How To Bullet Journal” series on January 2! I have been working on this awhile, and I can’t wait to actually get started and share my personal system for using the BuJo. Here’s a little teaser video I made: https://app.biteable.com/watch/embed/bullet-journal-promo-video-1207094 As… Continue reading New BuJo Series
I am a person that lives under stressful conditions, as in a state of constant stress. Stress from all sides. This is not at all what I think is acceptable or good for one’s health– physically, mentally, emotionally. Stress, you know (I know) doesn’t do a body all that good. Knowing that doesn’t make anything… Continue reading Stress. Not Bueno.
We celebrated our vow renewal this past June and recently got our photos. I shared them on social media because they are lovely and I like them, why not? Since we didn’t make a big deal out of our renewal, I invariably started getting the question “so why did you have a vow renewal?” Or “y’all… Continue reading Our vow renewal (and why you should do one, seriously)
I suffer from migraine headaches. There are points in my life where they are infrequent and brief and cause me little pain. And then there are the kind that I have had since having a child and being in graduate school. These are the worst kind of migraines. Since having a child, I have started… Continue reading Migraines and me.
My tribute to David Lavery, a man larger than life, who left this world on August 31. I’m pretty sure he’s traveling in space somewhere, making observations about the stars and having some great conversations.
So, I teach English, it’s what I do. I love it. My current assignment is the First Year Composition area (FYC) a series of two courses that are kind of a way to say “hi, this is college and this college writing,” to my writers, but that’s not really what I do as much as… Continue reading Teaching with a Bullet Journal