“Resilience” can be used to oppress

Like most concepts, “resilience” can be used to oppress. I’ve heard messages that shift the burden of ending systemic injustice onto marginalized people, such as If you were more resilient, then racism wouldn’t really bother you. People wielding these types of messages have corrupted a powerful tool. One that educators, in particular, are in need of. […]

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Learn the skills to invite others to heal

I’ve been learning about how my response to other people’s strong emotions has to do with my comfort with experiencing those emotions. Self-development is foundational for being a Transformational Coach and I encourage you to find support to explore your emotions.  I want to bring this idea into the classroom. Chaz (a pseudonym) was a […]

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