Recently, I had a coworker say to me that they felt pressure to take on a lot of responsibility and “do it all” because that’s what *I* do. Whew, if y’all could have seen the blank stare on my face. They got a swift correction and lecture on the fact that *nobody* does it all, *especially* not me.
Whether you cringe at the mere mention of resolutions and vision boards, or you have a twelve-point plan to achieve this year’s goals, you can benefit from starting 2019 with documentation, reflection, and preparation.
Everything that you are going through, every rejection you receive, every interview you don’t get: it is all in order to set you up for greatness.
To be young, teaching, and black sometimes feels like the most difficult thing in the world. But I am reminded that it is also the most rewarding thing in the world.