Where can a disillusioned teacher start looking for something else?

I have been teaching for almost 10 years. I've taught in three countries, and in several counties in my home state. Though I love working with kids, I find the teaching profession itself has changed and twisted so much over the past few decades that I no longer have the drive and interest to work within the system. Does anyone have any suggestions for where a disillusioned teacher can start looking for something else?


How to identify and remove toxic people from your life in 3 steps

Pruning negative, toxic people from your garden of friends and family is essential, basic self-care, and never something you should feel bad about doing. But how do you know if someone is truly toxic, and not just having a bad moment? When do you know when it's time to finally cut ties, and how do you go about it? Here's how I do it…


Being The Backup: The one who gets the text when no one else is available

If someone is constantly telling you how much they miss you, but finds time weekly to spend with other people they just met, can't find time for coffee, lunch, a quickie — ANYTHING with you — then it's clear how much you and your time actually means to them. You aren't even really a friend to them let alone a lover. Finally, it becomes clear: You are The Backup. You are who they go to when nobody else is available. So, fellow Backups, what are we supposed to do? Should we just smile and be happy that someone wants us, even if we are their last possible choice?