“There is no other land; there is no other life but this.”

Dear Soulseekers, It’s easy to get caught up in drama and negativity isn’t it? I think we are somehow wired to be attracted to it and interested in it. Some people thrive in it and seek it out almost as if they don’t know what to do if there is not a crisis occurring. I’m […]

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A day off

Dear Soulseekers, This spring semester has me completely worn out. Thankfully I made it to Easter break and have enjoyed a nice and much needed 4 day weekend. I used all of my days off back in September when I had Covid, so I haven’t had many days off since then, and believe me, I’ve […]

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You are worth it

Dear Soulseekers, It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon, and I’ve got the house to myself and nothing really on my agenda. I should probably grade some papers or do a little lesson planning, but I don’t want to. Next weekend is really busy and I won’t have much time to lesson plan, so I really should […]

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The weekend blues

Dear Soulseekers, You know how you work all week only to be sick on the weekend and spend your whole weekend on the couch only to get up and go back to work on Monday? Well, that’s me this weekend. I could feel it coming on yesterday about lunchtime. I was completely wiped out yesterday […]

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Habit 2 of highly empathic people

Dear soul seekers, How was last week? Were you able to find time to be truly curious about another person and learn something about them? This week we are looking at the second habit for people with high empathy: challenge your prejudices and find your commonalities. Even though your skin color may be different, or […]

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See you in September

Dear Soulseekers, It’s a beautiful Friday morning and I am on one of my last little get aways for the summer. July has been really busy with vacations and getting ready for school. I’ve already been up to school working on my classroom, syllabi and lesson plans even though we are just shy of a […]

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Silence

Dear Soulseekers, I just finished watching the latest season of Alone on Netflix. If you’re not familiar with this show, it’s the History channel’s survival type show. In this season contestants are dropped in the Arctic for 100 days to survive off the land. The winner gets one million dollars if they can make it […]

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regrets

Dear Soulseekers, “Between life and death there is a library,’ she said. ‘And within that library, the shelves go on for ever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be different if you had made other choices…Would you have done anything different, if you […]

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