“Does this outfit make me look fat?”
While I do think our country faces a much bigger question around education and the appropriate levels of funding for it, I wonder if we can all play a small part in trying to better understand the situation at our own school.
We’re taught that our value to others is to fix their problems, give advice, or cheer them up. But when we offer advice before connecting with someone’s feelings, we can leave that person feeling unheard.
I think everyone, if they sit down and think about it, has a philosophy of life. Something they do that is sacred to them.
Because guessing and hoping and trying to get lucky are dumb.