I’m Human.

I feel like such a hypocrite as I put together the workshop on suicide prevention for my nonprofit. I was asked before whether or not I had thoughts of suicide. Each time I was asked this my answer was always “no” After watching a Ted Talk done by someone who attempted suicide I realized I…

My Weekend of Silence

There is this secret place I go to every year to do a mental reset. I know it’s selfish of me to write about a place that’s a secret, right. I’ve shared its location with a few people I thought would benefit from it. Have they gone? Of course not. I arrived at the retreat…

International Literacy Day

“Once you learn to read, you will forever be free.” – Frederick Douglass. I can’t imagine my life without being able to read. It’s an escape, it’s a high and most importantly my freedom. Every teacher no matter the subject is responsible for including literacy in their daily lessons. It’s up to us to change…