I went to the DMZ yesterday (that's a story for another post), and along the way, in an effort to reduce my battery usage to increase Instagram story output, I rediscovered some of my old downloaded playlists. Does anyone remember Kodaline? I know they're still active, but let's be real, they peaked in 2014. They … Continue reading Do You Follow Your Fire?
I just had a flashback to my high school aerobics gym class. Every Friday we would do yoga and meditations (I know, I know - bougie AF). Our teacher would begin each meditation session by having us close our eyes, and saying that we are "exactly where we need to be." This has resonated with … Continue reading I’m Where I Need To Be
Last weekend, I went to session two of the work on purpose fellowship and I discovered both my strengths and my values. To catch ya'll up: my top five strengths were harmony, communication, empathy, input and consistency. My top three values... are non-compliance (hahaha), physical health, and humor. This weekend, I, Jeanette, learned that I … Continue reading My Values Aren’t For the Greater Good
After college, I went into Teach for America as a corps member. I was placed in Chicago, and taught for two years while going to graduate school to become a licensed teacher. It was the hardest two years of my life, by far. For most people who go into TFA, academics had been easy for … Continue reading Head + Heart = Hustle