Tag: survival

Surviving a crisis

Surviving a crisis

Read this in 1 min I almost drowned once. No, I wasn’t caught by a rip tide. I didn’t lose my bearings and drift out to sea. I’m speaking metaphorically. I served in the leadership of an organization that went through a terrible ordeal—a conflict I’ve never seen the likes of elsewhere. And it almost killed me. Drowning—metaphorical or not—isn’t a pleasant …

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Can introverts be parents?

Can introverts be parents?

Read this in 2 mins Over the summer I read an interesting article about the challenges of introverts as new teachers. You can read it here. It posed the question, “Extroverts thrive in noisy, chaotic classrooms. But what if you crave calm and order?” This got me thinking not about the classroom, but about my own home. As an introvert, …

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