My Achilles Heel or Greatest Strength?

I was having a midday coffee break with a girlfriend the other day. We both work, full-time, are taking two Masters level courses this term and are trying to also be (somewhat) present for all other areas of our lives.

As we sat there, for our weekly, rushed, coffee catch up, between work and school, we were deflated versions of ourselves. Our conversation was weak, as opposed to the usual…