Do The Thing That Scares You–Living Outside of Your Comfort Zone

2017 has been the year of stepping outside of our comfort zones.  Doing what scares us has been our goal and we have been quite happy with the results so far.  The fears that terrify us the most are the ones we’ve focused on facing specifically in 2017.  For me, I have focused on three specific fears, and I have conquered two thus far: heights and driving distances.


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Our French Exchange Student- Finding Common Ground

Hi All! It’s Brooke.  To summarize our first week with our French Exchange student, I have to be honest; it was not easy and not what I expected.  Our student, Auriane, is extremely shy and introverted–probably the most shy person I’ve ever encountered in my entire life.  At first I thought she was just probably terrified, but have come to see that besides the fear of being across the world from your family in a country where you barely speak the language, she truly is just a very timid person.  I, on the other hand, am probably the most vocal, outgoing person, so our personalities really conflicted.


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