On shifts and changes in the midst of unprecedented times

We've been living through a global pandemic for two years now. Two years of 'unprecedented' times - it's safe to say we are all becoming quite exhausted living through major historical events. For many, these unprecedented times have also been a time of 'nothingness'. Lockdown after lockdown; existing within the same four walls; online working … Continue reading On shifts and changes in the midst of unprecedented times

On the tough days…

“Every day, in 100 small ways, our children ask, ‘Do you hear me? Do you see me? Do I matter?’ Their behaviour often reflects our response.” ~ L.R. Knost Today was rough. As a teacher in the year 2020 and 2021, teaching virtually has become my norm and we are forever in this physical-virtual see-saw … Continue reading On the tough days…

Self-care isn’t always about manicures, bubble baths and healthy food. Sometimes it is forcing yourself to get out of bed, take a shower and participate in life again. – Meredith Marple

So I want to talk a little about social anxiety, social introversion and the importance of those little acts of self-preservation. For as long as I know I have had a certain battery life when it comes to being social. I can very easily stay at home, close my curtains and watch endless episodes of … Continue reading Self-care isn’t always about manicures, bubble baths and healthy food. Sometimes it is forcing yourself to get out of bed, take a shower and participate in life again. – Meredith Marple