The last thing I will say, and what I think the main reason many teachers go into teaching, is not because we like the current education system and want to be a part of it, but because we see the flaws and inequities in the system and want to change it.
Life doesn't come with pre-programmed navigation, telling us which turns to make, which streets to avoid, when and where there is traffic, or where we can find the hidden gems
For me, the process of writing itself was probably the easiest part. It was overcoming imposter syndrome that hit me like a ton of bricks... Who was I to publish a book? Who was I to think my writing was even remotely interesting?
I've always wanted to be a runner- someone who can go for miles and miles- chasing that endorphin kick and high that so many runners swear by. But whether due to having other physical fitness priorities, or literally being held back by my bionic hip, running isn't always in the cards for me. However, I … Continue reading How To Start Running, From A Fellow Non-Runner
Know that existing in the feelings of optimism and peace, while simultaneously feeling struggle, is normal and necessary.
I might be throwing caution into the wind with the following statement, however I feel it needs to be said: There are some political issues that should have stopped being political issues before they ever became political issues. I acknowledge that as long as there is a government (which I do believe societies need governing), … Continue reading 6 Political Issues That Shouldn’t Be Political
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You're a teacher? Insert the list of a million questions or statements we get following the words, "I am a teacher"... IYKYK. But more recently- that statement is followed by- Are you going back to school? How was online learning for you? Was it easier? Was it harder? As if teaching didn't already have a … Continue reading Back to School… wait, what?
Self Care Has Nothing To Do With What Influencers Are Doing. It’s probably one of the top trending phrases right now. We see it being thrown around by influencers, companies, brands, bloggers- there is even scientific data that proves taking care of our needs and happiness before others is a key to our livelihood and … Continue reading Why I Can’t Tell You How To Self Care
I have a weird relationship with the word “routine”.. the enneagram 7 in me revolts at the idea of a routine. But everyone tells me it's important to find a routine.I do best with spontaneity, I thrive off of ‘wingin it’... So having a personality that LOVES adventure and going with the flow and changing … Continue reading My Relationship With the Word Routine