Nowadays, a greater number of people feel that a good way to liberate themselves with what they feel is by speaking themself out.
Everybody is so ready to take on the latest society prattle, be it about politics, economy or societal claims. Whatever opinion you had in mind, it will always be different from the other person you are talking to even if you are tackling the same subject.
When Mahatma Gandhi said, “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet” it reminds me of the challenges of being in education.
It is not bad enough that a good percentage of our general public has nothing but negative comments to say about teachers and schools but many times, we teachers and fellow educators are the most guilty of sabotaging our own school culture by talking and tearing down each other.
Think about your current workplace and ask yourself these questions...
Where does the negativity come from?
Do you need to adjust who you spend time with?