To the principals and superintendents who supported the students in their quest to express themselves, I say thank you. Thank you for making the protests that students read about in their history books a reality. Thank you for seeing this as a learning opportunity that will resonate in their hearts and minds for years to come.
Look, we all need maps in life. Sometimes we can get off track, but we can always go back to the map to get back on-track. Follow these four steps to get back where you need to be.
So many stories about horrible damage caused by bullying go viral. It is so refreshing when a success story goes viral, showing how easy it is to stop being bullied.
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Fear tells us that we’re about to go through something difficult without guidance, and that we are alone. It tells us we won’t make it through to the other side. And, most of all, when a glimmer of light does show up as hope, fear is right there to tell us it’s not worth moving towards. Fear loves it when we don’t move.
Don’t hold yourself back from your greatness just because you’ve made some mistakes or because other people – or life – has hurt you.