What Messes with Your Head
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This morning, as I was in warrior pose during my morning yoga practice, I couldn’t help but allow my mind to wander. My thoughts were on thinking about the integrity of our world. What does that even mean - the integrity of our world? Does it imply that there is some other purpose than simply existing? What’s the purpose of things? What’s a worthy enough purpose?
Admittedly, we are oceans away from the US and with the pandemic, how does US politics really affect any of us? My study, you could argue, has nothing to do with it but I am a Ph.D. student researching within the realm of social sciences and leadership and inequality, and so at the very least, it is all very interesting. My supervisors have not only been such amazing teachers, but also inspiring sources of support and scholarly insight. Our meetings aren’t restricted to updates on data analysis and thesis progress, but also on how our research is relevant to what is happening in the world, to social justice, as well as scholarly and deliberate reflection.