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New Year’s resolutions are often used to put us down, poke at our insecurities and exploit our wallets. However, if made in a thoughtful way, resolutions can be a powerful tool for personal growth.

Using a few simple approaches, we can create a kinder, supportive and more inspirational New Year’s resolution to help us tackle our goals.

Teaching in the pandemic is tough. But after a whole year, there are important takeaways.

I run high-school art classes online and in person

I used to feel ashamed crying in public. Now I embrace it every time.

In 2020, I started keeping my ‘crying diaries’

I used to laugh off anti-Asian jokes. Now, I will stick up for myself every time.

It’s been too easy to downplay racism in the past