I've had a recent obsession with the show New Girl because I weirdly identify with the strange, quirky character of Ms. Jess Day, the main character. First of all, her outfits are always simply on point. I have gravitated toward good aesthetics for most of my life, and I find that the simplest way for me to practice this every day is through dress. Second of all, she is really strange, especially when it comes to conversation. There are tons of awkward moments where Jess says odd things and makes the people around her pretty uncomfortable. I always find myself singing out loud to myself, and I always find myself pointing out odd things I notice, and I've definitely instigated weird pauses in conversations with friends. The third thing, and the most meaningful is the fact that I identify with her teaching practice. In an episode I watched yesterday, Bells, she yells at a friend she brings in to teach her kids because he is mean to them. She talks about how it is her job to make sure that students never feel given up on. It's part of my daily practice as well.
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