Daylight Savings Fog (Rant)

Black woman Bitmoji surrounded by fog feeling down...

Even with the sun shining, I’m still surrounded by a funk and a fog this week. I guess Daylight Savings has hit me really hard. I haven’t been able to shake this mood. Lately I’ve been tired, annoyed, fed up, and… tired. I know it’s stress at work (Do I have to be asked to do everything?) and stress of doing everything on my own (Even taking out the trash has pissed me off!). But, this Black Woman has reached the point where I have no more nice words to give! And I don’t think Sunday mass or my therapist will help with adding those words back into my vocabulary. I’m just fed up with everything and everybody!

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Stressing Doesn’t Pay

“You don’t gain anything from stressing. Remember that.”
Anonymous 

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I needed to see this today. Preach! We’re three weeks into the new school year. Although it’s my 25th year, I still get anxious and nervous like I did when I first started teaching. The usual stressors— students, parents, and administrators—are always going to be part of the job.

HOWEVER…sometimes coworkers add the extra stress, especially disorganized ones.

Whinging and whining is not something I do everyday. During this last week I have become one of those “Whingers/Whiners.Continue reading