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You don’t need their approval for your success

It is. Those who value who we are will appreciate our achievements and share our joy.

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

4 responses »

  1. So very true but sometimes so very hard to do. The reward needs to be in the accomplishment and not the cudos! Very nice reminder Ivon. Thanks!

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  2. In the end, any accomplishments we might achieve mainly give us joy. When others appreciate, it is nice, but not necessary to personal fulfillment.

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