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Finding Happiness

Finding Happiness

Finding Happiness by Mary Holtrop I work at my local library in administration. In November when we had to close our doors again due to the increase in the COVID cases, the director and myself discussed bringing back our monthly book discussion via Zoom.  We have some...

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What a Pain in the Neck!

by Erin Ging MS, LAT, ATC, CES,CEAS Like many Americans, and people all over the world, we have found ourselves working from home.  Working from home is awesome right?  Pj bottoms, food close by, happy dogs that get to see you all the time, homeschooling...

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Perception

Perception

Emotions were high. Employees were tense, uptight and stressed out. To be honest, part of me was a little confused by these feelings since these employees have been working from home, part time, since March.

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Finding My Way

Finding My Way

by Mary Holtrop I started this article several different times and each time as I got towards the end I ditched it.  I suspect the reason is that everything for me right now, sounds so negative. I want to write something uplifting, positive, encouraging, and...

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In Search Of Patience

In Search Of Patience

by Mary Holtrop I work in administration at a public library. My library is in a town of about 18,000 people and we have 25 employees. Since mid-March our library has been closed due to COVID-19.  My responsibilities in the library include finance, human...

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The Rise of the Kaizen: Simplifying a parody life

The Rise of the Kaizen: Simplifying a parody life

by Sophia Pollalis Yes, the title is in reference to Weird Al’s Rye or the Kaiser parody of Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger. Use this information as you will. One of the things I have struggled most with my entire life is being satisfied with sitting still. Don’t get me...

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Video: Going from Busy to Productive.

by Amanda McKinney “I’m so busy”  Do you find yourself saying that phrase often? Or how about “I’m so tired”?  I get it sister, we all feel that and that feeling is real. There’s no shortage of things on your to-do list and it’s constantly growing. Whether...

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Tools to Go From “Busy” to Productive

Tools to Go From “Busy” to Productive

By Amanda McKinney “I’m so busy”  Do you find yourself saying that phrase often? Or how about “I’m so tired”?  I get it sister, we all feel that and that feeling is real. There’s no shortage of things on your to-do list and it’s constantly growing. Whether it’s...

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Women Making History in Athletic Training

Women Making History in Athletic Training

By Sophia Pollalis March is National Athletic Training Month as well as National Women’s History Month, so I thought I’d share a little of this woman’s history with athletic training. I have wanted to be an athletic trainer since I was a sophomore in high school. My...

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