Do you ever silence your own beliefs for fear of judgement? Do you know what your beliefs are? Do you impose your beliefs on to your students? As a teacher, I feel it is very important that I take time to get to know myself and my values, so that I can empower and encourage my students to do the same for themselves. I cannot give to another what I have not got for myself…..

I like this poem by Marion Woodman:

‘Who am I?

What are my values?

What are my needs?

Am I true to myself?

Do I betray myself?

What are my feelings?

Am I capable of love?

Am I true to my love?’