We all have that little voice in our heads that says “you’re not ____ enough.” (not cool enough, smart enough, skinny enough!) It’s too easy to compare ourselves to what other people are doing and quickly get derailed with overwhelm. Self-compassion might just be the right tool for not only surviving but thriving emotionally in today’s academic world.
Pamela Guest is the Founder and Chief Editor at IEP Magazine. More importantly, she is one of us, a parent of a dyslexic. Her family and quality education are her passions. We did a deep dive into special education and struggles throughout her son's academic life. Thank you, Pam, for sharing your story with us.