We need to talk about care

Have you ever had that devastating surge of emptiness? Not a mind going blank moment, but a cognitive blankness…simply not having any thoughts! As a teacher, moments of complete radio silence lead to emotional paralysis and overload, where single words would act as a life-jacket. To be honest, I can’t recall it happening quite like this before, but it happened recently and coincides with my pre-occupation with the concept of care. And it matters!

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