Writer’s Note: The June 18 Breakfast Club was fantastic, and guest speaker Frank Fuentes hit on many of the points that I was actually discussing with my 9th grade class the prior day. I thought that I’d share them with the DLE community in hopes of kicking off the summer season with some positive vibes. These are the seven key words that I share with my daughters regularly that really make up my identity as an educator, coach, father and husband. Have a great summer, everyone!
Find empathy rather than vengeful feelings and you will be more at peace with yourself. It is important to be kind to ourselves as well, because to err is human, and we need that allowance to continue believing in ourselves.