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The Single Best Thing I’ve Ever Done For My Mental Health

  And for my fellow introverts, here’s an open letter to share with the extroverts in your life. Advertisements

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What You Gain From Sitting in the Fire

My alarm trills. It’s a cruel imitation of a bird’s chirp welcoming a new day. Except it’s too early for the birds. Or for most humans, for that matter. But still I get up....


If There Has to Be An Ending, Why Not Make It a Good One?

My school of the last five years is involved in a meiosis of sorts, splitting and dividing into two halves, each pulling some of its identity from the whole. Good schools become families, adults...


Change is Never Easy, But it Can Be Easier

It’s not just seasons changing in these parts. The school where I’ve worked for the past five years has become swollen. Overripe and bursting with more kids than the building was designed to hold....

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Refuse to be a Dropout in the School of Life

We’ve all seen the statistics – A high school drop out earns less money and is more likely to be unemployed. A high school dropout is more likely to commit crimes and spend time...

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