Yup. 100% me, no more sugar coating myself OR suppressing my instinctual nature. I'm confident, smart, beautiful, sharp witted, strong, tough, and a fighter. They dont like it? That's their fucking problem, not mine. Imma do me, they can do them.
"It's past the 100th day of school and just about EVERY teacher I know has come to that "ugh, it's that dreadful time of year..." state of mind that happens every single year. Personal lives, caring for students, evaluations, testing, the overwhelming amount of stuff that needs to get done. It's February and we are slowly withering away."
"Compassion is not at all weak. It is the strength that arises out of seeing the true nature of suffering in the world. Compassion allows us to bear witness to that suffering, whether it is in ourselves or others, without fear; it allows us to name injust