This semester is up and running, but I find myself able to breathe between the intervals of class and homework far more easily than I was able to last semester. This definitely has something to do with pressure being off (I made it into the program, say what) and gaining more perspective about where I want to take my art.
So I'm making a deal with myself to enjoy this semester, take good breaks, and keep learning, even outside of the classroom. For my art history class, we have to travel to museums around the area every few weeks to truly see and enjoy art. It's been such a great experience so far. Here's to more.