In October 2021, PRA staff members participated in the “Back to School Challenge” to expand their knowledge and enhance their intellectual wellness. Staff were encouraged to learn something new outside of your program area, scope of expertise, or main interests.

I decided to do something bold for our fall wellness challenge. TED Talks were a recommendation on the challenge list, and I LOVE some TED Talks! I browsed by category, looking for what was calling out to me. Today it was cancer. You see, my husband is fighting his second round of brain cancer, and I thought it would be a “brilliant idea” to wear mascara and watch something cancer related. Not just anything cancer related, but “My Mother’s Final Wish—And the Right to Die with Dignity,” by Elaine Fong. Those