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…

What drains my energy? (#Writing prompt)

Good morning everyone! I’ve realised how long it’s been since I’ve done a writing prompt and how much time has passed since I’ve done some creative writing. Today’s post will focus on this amazing prompt I found the other day but, I’m hoping in the coming days I can start putting some pieces together for…

Monday reminders

It’s a new day today and not just any day, it’s Monday. I’m back at work today and I have very mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, I’m excited to see colleagues and chat but on the other hand, I know what expects us after we get back into it and it’s nothing…

This is my time!

Something I’ve learned since deciding to change careers this year and through the past few months of trying to find myself is that I’m constantly evolving, growing, and expanding my horizons. A little while back, I felt constricted, trapped in what I thought was the only way of living and now I feel I’m getting…

Keep going until you make it!

Amongst a lot of negative thoughts running around in my head right now, I choose to focus on this quote today and think of the day when I can say ‘I made it’. My life-long dream has become to leave my current situation behind and start a new chapter of my life somewhere else. To…

Self-care is how you take your power back.

actually not an excuse and can become the foundation of a process of healing. My current toxic environment seems to want to become a new level of unbearable and self-care is going to be key for me to survive in this place a little bit longer until I’m more or less financially ready to leave.