5 things I’ve learned from a Facebook hiatus

Recently I blogged about taking a break from Facebook. So, it’s been awhile.  What exactly have I learned from my Facebook hiatus? No one likes to email anymore, except one friend.  Thank you, Lauren!  (You can forget snail mail!) People EXPECT you to know the details of their lives that they post for the world.  Newsflash:  Most of the time, I never knew them even … Continue reading 5 things I’ve learned from a Facebook hiatus

A frightening conclusion

When I began teaching, I ran across the following quote from Haim G. Ginott, an Israeli-born school teacher, child psychologist, psychotherapist and a parent educator. “I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. … Continue reading A frightening conclusion

Shaking off self-sabotage

sab • o • tage To deliberately stop someone from achieving something or to deliberately prevent a plan or process from being successful Do you know anyone that sabotages themselves? Since January I have been committed to losing weight.  I have written goals, I have changed eating habits, I have exercised, all to no avail.  Why?  I’ve lost weight before, and kept it off for so long…why … Continue reading Shaking off self-sabotage