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Building Resilience: January

This month I begin a deep dive in Elena Aguilar’s Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators and the accompanying workbook. I hope to share some of my reflections as I build daily habits to strength my own resilience and support … Continue reading

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Introducing A New Blog Series

As 2019 begins, I’ve decided to challenge myself with a new blog series. I read Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar (my educational spirit animal!) midway through last year. I loved it, as I’ve loved all of … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2018

When I was an English teacher I used to keep a list of the books I read on my classroom door. I read a lot of Young Adolescent books so I could always make a recommendation for my students. During … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Another Year of Blogging

I tend to reflect on my blogging life twice a year – in July, when the anniversary of when I started this blog arrives, and in December, as all of the end of the year lists and notes come around. … Continue reading

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My Relaxing 5 Before 2019

My friend Mari wrote about this blogging challenge last week and I wanted to join in on the fun! The challenge asks us each to name 5 ways we will relax, or take time for ourselves, between now and the … Continue reading

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Does Stress Bring Out Your Best or Your Worst?

Stress.  It’s a daily part of life. Not all stress is bad. Not everyone reacts the same to stress. I find that stressful situations often bring out the best or the worst in people.  I have seen the best and … Continue reading

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Learning Leadership from Big Brother

I don’t know about you, but every summer I find myself glued to my television three nights a week as each new episode of the reality show Big Brother airs.  I have watched all 20 (!) seasons of the show … Continue reading

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