Maybe you can relate... I used to be a super confident educator and leader. But the past couple years, it seems like we are constantly presented with new initiatives and expectations to be more rigorous/engaging/innovative/etc. There is pressure to "try this" and "try that". While some jump on board right away, I'm a little more cautious and am perceived as being "not flexible" and "not innovative". My confidence has definitely been tested recently.
Thanks to TMC, I learned about Evernote--the BEST way to save websites, tweets, and anything else you want to search for later! I was going through my Twitter "likes" yesterday to save some ideas and stumbled upon this:
As I prepare for a new school year, I am going to try to quit these. The two in particular that I will focus on quitting this year are #1 (trying to please everyone) and #8 (thinking you're not good enough). I have an amazing support system at my school and I know that they will continue to help lift me up. And as Julie Reulbach reminds us all, "you are enough".