My One Word 2019: #Resilience
I started reading Elena Aguilar's book Onward because I was hired an Instructional Coach at my son's school beginning the 2018-2019 school year (which I was super excited about!). It's all about habits and dispositions of educators. Our habits are our behavior and our dispositions are our attitudes, character, or way of being. Basically, you practice habits to develop these dispositions. Elena's book "focuses on the 12 habits that cultivate resilience, and their correlating dispositions, and provides a road map for how to feel more effective, more fulfilled, and happier at work". Sold!
I would love to work on this with teachers too, but I want to make sure I can live it before I try to encourage others to join me. This is why I chose the word Resilience! I'll share more about my experience through out the year, so come on back soon.
I'm looking forward to another great year filled with new connections, adventures, challenges, and accomplishments. I'd love to hear your "One Word", so let's connect! Thanks for reading! ~Pam
Happy New Year!
1/5/2019 09:17:05 am
Way to go with FINISHING things, and I love your word for 2019. I'm excited to read along and see how you practice these habits (and learn from you about them)!
1/5/2019 12:05:58 pm
Thanks for the encouragement & thanks for reading!
This is the first year where I have practiced the one word concept. It’s acceptance. It was fairly easy the first two days of the year. Then school started and I was driving in high traffic times. 😁 Looking forward to see how your resilient focus works this year.
1/15/2019 03:52:43 pm
Thanks Robin! I wish you luck with your word as well!
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