Our mind whispers to the spirit, “If we show we cannot break, no one will know we are broken.”
Gas Tank of a Dreamer
What if we held on to our childlike ambitions? What if we still thought we were Spiderman waiting for our moment to save the world? What if we held on to the belief that the betterment of the world depended on us and our accomplishments? If you feel like you are drudging through your days alive, but not living, it is time to wake up. Every dreamer must work to keep his or her gas tank full.
Managing behaviors and emotions is a daunting task on top of so many other priorities for teachers to consider. So where do you start?
Friday Reflections: Clean up on Aisle 9
Embrace your mess, and meet it head on. Bring your broom and sweep away the fears that life will never be good again. Peace lies below the heartache, it just needs you to remember that love flows and brings order to all things.
Friday Reflection: Family
We must ensure that every student has a healthy home at school, even if they did not have one at home.
Friday Reflection: Superhero Complex
We all do it. We put the weight of the world on our shoulders. We have to develop the healthy balance of impacting lives while holding on to our own healthy mindsets.
Friday Reflections: A Teacher Appreciates
It is not a teacher alone that makes a school great!
Friday Reflections: Sitting in Failure
Failure: What if we refused to run from it, but rather we sat in its discomfort? What if we allowed ourselves to feel the sting because we know we are strong enough to survive it? What if we allowed it to shape the image we have of ourselves because we have faith in our ability to overcome our struggles?
Friday Reflections: Confession of the Tired
Teachers are sending out an S.O.S to anyone who will listen. Educators everywhere are tired. If we know it takes a village to raise kids, we must be a village!
Friday Reflections: Communication
This week I am reminded that one of the hardest things for humans to master is effectively communicating. This one skill impacts every nuance of our lives. It impacts the quality of our relationships. It impacts our ability to apply our knowledge and gifts at work. It impacts how others perceive us. At home or … Continue reading Friday Reflections: Communication