Free Education

One unforeseen benefit of being a teacher is the free education which we are exposed to. Finally, FINALLY mental health is becoming a strong focus of professional development opportunities for us. I know that my own journey has definitely strengthened my own knowledge here. These crash course lectures we attend are packed with useful information, … Continue reading Free Education


While it may be a simplification, one fact remains fairly evident. My relationships that have deteriorated have all been with people who have told me how I ought to feel, those who would not listen. Those that have strengthened have all been with people who have tried to understand how I feel. Continue reading Validation


Note: I’m feeling kinda down and numb today, so this is fairly whiny (…because ya’ll aren’t used to that from me :p). Don’t read if you aren’t prepared for a bummer. I’m not sure I have any trust left, with the obvious exception of my fiance. Even that isn’t consistent, when I’m doing bad my … Continue reading Trust