Have you ever experienced that moment in your life where you had to stop and question if what you did was actually the best for you? Did your heart just jump out of your chest and make you question your goals and your aspirations that you had wanted for yourself because of one incident?
As a former teacher, I would always look forward to all the breaks that we had throughout the year but particularly the one during the holiday season. It is usually one of the longest and of course, the most festive. Seeing all the photos of my former colleagues enjoy their time off, I always like… Continue reading Resting Teacher Face: Breaks for Teachers Are a Must!
As a former educator who was in charge of writing and scheduling IEP meetings, I find it frustrating when a lot of parents are unable to attend their child's meetings. Now this isn't due to the fact that they do not want to attend, but they are always having to make a choice between going to work (and getting paid) or missing work (and not getting paid).
Validation from anywhere can help boost our self-esteem and can help propel us to greater heights than we could ever imagine. It can help us realize our greatest potential and make us see what others see in us that we may not always see in ourselves. It can help motivate us or push us to do things that we may not have imagined before. It can also quickly tear us down.
"Yeah I am a great quitter. It's one of the few thingsI do well. I come from a long line of quitters. My father was a quitter, my grandfather was a quitter. I was raised to give up" - George Costanza, SeinfeldUpdate: I wanted to repost this because when I had initially posted this I… Continue reading Resigning from a Job that I needed to move away from
Words are very powerful. They could help fix any broken heart or they cut you like a knife. If you're one of those people who dwell on what others say or takes what someone says personally, then you know how important it is to choose your words wisely when interacting with others. It could be… Continue reading With knowing what words are important to say to help uplift others, we find that we can influence anyone towards their greatest potential.
If you are a teacher, caregiver, wife, mother, father, a nurse, anyone who takes care of others, I want you to know that YOU ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS EVERYONE ELSE. Do not allow anyone to make you feel guilty about not taking work home, saying "no" to something that pushes your limit, or walking away from anything that depletes you. You must take care of yourself first and foremost.