A child comes home from school and says that their day was terrible because no one would talk to them.
The teacher says that there was a lot of talk at the table, and someone invited the child to play with them at lunch.
Which version of events do we believe?
Both, because perception is reality.
The child’s feelings of loneliness and sadness due to their perceived lack of belonging was as real as the enjoyment and pride the teacher felt seeing the students interacting and being inclusive and kind.
There are always two sides to every story.
Tell me more. Three of the most transformative words we can say and hear.