#52Booksin52Weeks

by Tamera Dunn
@tam2theEra

In a pledge to myself to a) actually keep a New Year's resolution, and b) have something to do for the first half of 2014 not school or job-searching related, I decided on a reading challenge. Since I'm an avid reader, I didn't think this would prove to be difficult. However, the past month or so has really proven to be a challenge with TPE and Career Central at ACPA, midterms, and gearing up for final projects. 

So far, I have managed to stay strong and complete a new book (with at least 100 pages) each week. Some weeks I was quite adventurous and re-read old classics like Anna Karenina, while other weeks I have picked up books that were free on the Kindle app on my phone (and were free for a reason...). 

While initially something I did not believe would prove challenging, this challenge has really led me to think about how I use my time and when I'm being 'lazy'. Sometimes, I realize I have spent entirely too long scrolling through social media and set my phone aside to pick up a book or switch over to airplane mode & the Kindle app. 

It seems to be a huge commitment if you're not an avid reader, but each of us has a unique way to disconnect and unwind. I happen to have rediscovered mine through reading for non-academic purposes. :) 

How do you disconnect & unwind from the stresses of everyday life? 

Tweet @Tam2theEra & use the hashtag #sareads if you've got any good book suggestions. :)

Student Affairs - the First Years

Phasellus facilisis convallis metus, ut imperdiet augue auctor nec. Duis at velit id augue lobortis porta. Sed varius, enim accumsan aliquam tincidunt, tortor urna vulputate quam, eget finibus urna est in augue.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Don't be afraid! We love to hear from our readers!