This month, Mindsoak editor, Jon Filitti, asked us to discuss when we feel most alive. Hard question, right? I’m blessed that there are many parts of my life and my relationships that bring excitement, joy, and authenticity to my daily experiences. Since I just wrote a piece for The Millions about my personal life and the necessary difficulties and hard-earned joys on the journey within my marriage, I chose to write about one aspect of my professional life: teaching my undergraduate students at Penn State in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.
You can read the full essay here.
If you want to read more about my life as a Penn State lecturer (and my incredible students) while also checking out my terrible skills at taking classroom selfies, check out my end-of-semester blog from Fall semester 2016. You’ll see that, as far as future generations go, we are in good hands.