Sometimes balancing happiness, fulfillment, and contentment with the realities of the world around us and the enemy that is right inside our own heads feels like juggling. And I cannot juggle. This is a problem. Being happy is hard work. Not only does it sometimes seem that the world is against you in your quest… Continue reading Lens of Happiness
Confession: I am a school principal and I struggle with the last month of the school year. Why is that, you ask? First of all, I think I have just about a million meetings scheduled between now and the end of the year. And that might be an underestimate. And then there is state testing… Continue reading True confessions from a principal who STRUGGLES with the last month of the school year.
Anger. It deflects. It covers up. It blames. It distracts. It grabs attention. When I was listening to Brené Brown's Daring Greatly recently, I had to pause and reflect as she was talking about anger being a socially acceptable cover-up emotion. I have to admit, anger baffles me. I mean, I do experience anger once… Continue reading Anger isn’t just anger, it is so much more.