Lack confidence in front of a group? Fake it!

  When I was in my early 20s, I decided to try my hand as a public high school teacher. I secured a substitute teaching permit and got on the sub list for two districts in Orange County. I owned a nice suit and some high heels, I thought I would be a natural at teaching, and my youngest brother was still in high school, so I figured I had my finger on the pulse of what the kids were up to. I was going to be the hippest, most effective sub ever! On my first day in the classroom, I wore my suit and my heels. I showed up early. I was ready to go! And then, as I entered my empty classroom...

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A hidden Gem

A hidden gem within Huntington Beach’s art scene can found at Hero’s Pub (714 E Adams Ave. Suite 101, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, Phone: 714-536-1188). This popular, friendly neighborhood watering hole has been home to a thriving art community since February 2009. Once a month a brand new art exhibit debuts on Hero’s walls courtesy of  local artists. Each show resides here for a month and kicks off with a fun, action packed, and highly anticipated reception on Friday nights. Curator Jose Cerda organizes these solo and group shows, which have featured artists Corey Kopp, Jen Gardiner,...

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