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August 01, 2019

I Am a Badass and So Are You

If you're looking for a good read and to start shifting your consciousness around some of the sticky areas of your life, I strongly recommend this book. This way you can be the best badass version of yourself.

July 25, 2019

Five Minutes Until Show Time, and I'd Like to Throw Up

If you have a message to share that people need to hear, take a risk and share. Whether you're writing/blogging, speaking, or sharing with your colleagues, remember that our stories matter.

July 15, 2019

Making a List, Checking It Twice

Being an educator in the summer or a consultant all year long leaves a lot of unstructured time. Read on to see how to make sure the necessities get done and downtime is still achieved.

July 02, 2019

When One Door Closes, Another One Opens

In order to grow as people and educators, we have to be willing to take risks and acknowledge when change is necessary, instead of allowing comfort to drive our decisions.

June 27, 2019

It's Not Goodbye, It's See You Later

Whether you are just leaving school for the summer or to move on to other adventures, it's important to make sure you reflect, reduce regret, and forge ahead.

June 13, 2019

Valuing Time: The One Commodity We Can't Change

What do you choose to do with the precious time you are given?

May 26, 2019

Make a Plan, But Don't Expect It to Work

Everything will work out, in this situation and in all of the other ones. Our health and families must come first in our lives, not our jobs. Our work is important, but our relationships and well-being are more important.

April 12, 2019

Body Dysmorphia and Anxiety, the Invisible Experience We Can't Ignore

Although I understand intellectually that I am thin, when I look in a mirror, sometimes all I can see is the areas that I'm not happy with. Fortunately, at this point in my life, I feel good about myself most of the time. I focus on what I like about myself instead of what I don't.

April 10, 2019

Seeking Harmony Instead of Balance

Many of us need permission to find harmony in our lives because we expect so much of ourselves that giving ourselves the things we need when we need them almost feels selfish. Taking care of our own needs and being able to address our passions is the only truly compassionate way to live.

April 01, 2019

When You Disagree With Your Child's Teacher, What Can You Do?

So as I continue to navigate the waters of change as an educational advocate for students, I'm eager to find a balance between my own personal crusade and the needs of my own child.

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