(Post) Pandemic Self Care: Relaxing my expectations of myself

Dog walks make nearly everything better.

When I’m faced with uncertainty, doubt, or heaven forbid, a situation I feel ill equipped to handle, my default is to push harder, do more, and try and fill all the gaps in my knowledge at once.

This doesn’t work.

This morning I dropped a 5-week city college class on a programming language I’ve studied a bit. I thought the timeframe…