And I wonder about those psychic punches. What actually happens when we share negative thoughts and feelings? Do we literally put out negative energy that others can feel?
The main feeling I've had through these 16 weeks of teaching middle school is exhaustion. Being in the classroom every weekday makes me tired. Tired, tired, tired. And more tired. That's what I felt at the end of my high school teaching career 8 years ago. And it's what I feel now. If you've never taught … Continue reading Teaching Middle School, Week 16: What I find most wearing and wearying
Too often I try to figure everything out, to anticipate all of the possibilities. And too often those possibilities seem negative. I think of all the things that could go wrong. All of the things that could be bad. All of the things I don't want. And I focus on scarcity instead of abundance. I … Continue reading Follow the markers
OOOOHHH, KARMA is going to get you!! You do me wrong, I don't have to worry about it. Because KARMA!! This seem familiar? Ever had someone tell you this? Or maybe you read a Facebook post to this effect. Or maybe you even thought it or said it yourself. I sure have. And I know I'm … Continue reading Two Sides of Good Ol’ KARMA