MIIS Speaks-Safe Spaces

By Pushpa Iyer and Jason Buchanan

A sincere thanks to those who participated in our poll from our interactive section “Reflection and Response” last issue on safe spaces. We truly enjoy reading all of the responses and hope this leads to stimulating conversations with your peers. 

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Reflections and Responses–Self-Care

The buzzword in both academic and professional life is self-care. Never before has the term been popularized, used and overused as it is done today through social media and even through academia. It has created a climate where paying attention to ourselves, our mental and emotional state is considered to be the first step in being able to serve others and create a better world. As a natural fall-out, self-care has become a business.

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