An Ode to Toxic Cycle Breakers

Donnabeth Aniban
1 min readMar 1
Image by Oleksandr Pidvalnyi from Pixabay

I see you,
in homes, schools, and workplaces.
The first to sense toxicity
and do something about it.

I see your efforts,
all the extra work you have to do because you are the first.
I see the foundations you are laying,
even if those standing on those foundations don’t.

Donnabeth Aniban

Mom since 2011. Filipino. Former nurse and teacher. Writer and entrepreneur atm. I write mostly about life, business, health, productivity, and motherhood.