Day 11: Mental Health Awareness Week

I’ve been thinking about what to write, or how to begin, a post about mental health awareness – and every time I start this post there’s voices saying “don’t do it, don’t say it out loud”. But I know that’s probably the reason why I should. A very simplistic summary of my well-being is thatContinue reading “Day 11: Mental Health Awareness Week”

Day 10: I Don’t Present, I Teach

I don’t present,I teach.And sometimes that’s messyWith parts that are structuredAnd sometimes that means weDiverge from what was thought ofWe’re constantly assessingResponding and progressing I don’t present,I teach.So I responded, I adaptedI re-planned it all and reactedI changed the way I taughtI tried to be interactiveI transferred it all onlineAnd a new classroom was created

Day 9: Self-Care

“The practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.” (Oxford Dictionary) Since my last post, I deleted all the social media accounts related to this blog. It was a conscious decision and it felt good! The reason behind this, though, went beyond surface levelContinue reading “Day 9: Self-Care”

Day 8: The Pressure to Procreate

I always wanted a big family, ever since I can remember, and I used to wonder why my parents only had 4 children especially when they married so young. I had envisioned that after finishing studying, I would get married and have lots of children, and it never crossed my mind that things might notContinue reading “Day 8: The Pressure to Procreate”

Day 7: Why do we “Social Media”?

It’s been 7 days since I switched off from my personal social media accounts. I have a Facebook account, but it’s been stripped down to only one friend and old statuses, so I rarely go on that anyway. I also have Instagram and snapchat, both of which I would endlessly scroll through day and night.Continue reading “Day 7: Why do we “Social Media”?”