Question of the Day: “Are we all teachers?”

I have always wanted to be a teacher. When I was young, I propped up my stuffed animals and created imperfect spelling tests. I enjoyed grading them with my red marker. Stickers were placed on the outstanding ones. The methodical grading felt peaceful. A good teacher must believe in the ideas he teaches, but he…

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Question of the Day: “How can I change in a comfortable way?”

Change is an extremely difficult thing. It means moving on, letting go, traversing through unchartered territory. It also means meeting unseen challenges and leaving the safety and security of all things known. Many people dislike change, and they turn themselves inside out to avoid it. Others can enjoy change in some circumstances but struggle in…

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Question of the Day: “When will you burnout?”

Physical, Spiritual, Emotional burnout is a very real thing. Multiple self-help books try and help people balance that delicate dance between success and downfall. The news is riddled with stories about people meeting their personal rock bottom. Ironman athletes having heart attacks while running. CEOs losing their grip and leaving the business world for a…

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Tips If You Are Teaching Your Children

As an English teacher and reading specialist, I work with students who really struggle with reading and writing. Here’s some advice that may help you in your struggle to work with your child while they are unable to go to school. Reading: Reading is best when it is chunked. Even if the teacher assigned a…

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Faith and the Empath

“Oh, but I need some time off from that emotion Time to pick my heart up off the floor Oh, when that love comes down without devotion Well, it takes a strong man, baby But I’m showin’ you the door ‘Cause I gotta have faith I gotta’ have faith” -George Michael Even to the devout,…

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Teacher/Empath

My ability as an Empath has helped as a teacher. I can handle the most difficult of students. They work for me. They respect me. They listen. I think part of this is my ability to truly understand them on many different levels. As I’ve said before, my students love when I read their vibes.…

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