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How do you handle failure? Honestly, I’m not the greatest at it. I tend to default to self-criticism right away, berating myself for not living up to my own expectations.…

From My Desk Things That Matter

The first few months of this year have been hard. I didn’t expect it. I thought the hardest part would be at the beginning, when I was still reeling from…

From My Desk Literary Analysis

I’ve got travel on my mind this week. By the time this post is published, I’ll be in El Salvador. My thoughts have been taken over by packing lists and…

From My Desk Things That Matter

It seems like having self-confidence is a big deal these days. Dozens of self-improvement articles out there advise people to believe in themselves, to trust their instincts, to stop second-guessing…

Literary Analysis Things That Matter

From My Desk

Near the end of last year, I got a job working with English Language Learners in a public elementary school. To be honest, I was a little surprised they hired…

From My Desk

Literary Analysis Things That Matter

Happy New Year! Starting a brand new year always makes me feel optimistic. I know there’s nothing special about January 1st. I know that the fact that we consider this…

From My Desk Things That Matter

From My Desk

A couple of weeks ago, I sliced three of my fingers open. In my defense, the bread knife someone kindly gave us when we moved here is quite a bit…

From My Desk Things That Matter