Meet Juanita Cabrales, a preschool teacher for over 14 years

If I could go back in time, I would tell my child-self, “Give it your best even if you fail. Sometimes you have to fail to succeed. As long as you feel comfortable within your skin and you know you have given it your true best, that is what matters. Be happy for you and not to please someone else.” 

Interviewed by AJ Urquidi.

From A Plea For The Animals by Matthieu Ricard

"Some people are born with a natural tendency to be compassionate. From an early age, they show spontaneous kindness toward those around them, including animals," writes Matthieu Ricard. He continues, "That was not the case for me."

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