Why I left teaching (Part 2)

Hi everyone, Today is Part 2 of my story on why I left teaching. You can find Part 1 here where I talk about the beginning of my teaching journey. This post today is about my one and only job in teaching. If you ask me why I didn’t try any others, it’s because of…

Why I left teaching (Part 1)

Hi everyone, Today, as some of you know, is an extremely special day for me. Today is the day I can finally share my story with the world on why I left my job and why I couldn’t speak about it until now. Since it’s a bit of a long story I will be posting…

A listener needs a listener too

It may seem easy to be there for others on a daily basis and just listen, but there are a lot of things that I wasn’t prepared to hear when my role was simply to be there and have people tell me things. A number of confessions triggered me and I had a hard time…

I feel invisible

For many of us, school life or our teenage years went by in a haze of mistreatments, marginalisation, and bullying. We’d hoped adult life would treat us better and give us some sympathy for all we’d gone through. Instead, many of us found out that bullies make their way up as well, into positions of power, and what had once been ‘child’s play’ was now workplace bullying.