Publish at May 30 2022 Updated June 07 2022

Finding self-confidence

A teacher's story of how she became an artist

How do you dare to take on a project and trust yourself? Everyone has their own recipe, but it can be interesting to hear how others have managed to move beyond their apprehensions. Lola Sémonin's story might light a few candles for some who hesitate.

Pushed by her mother to become a teacher, she will do so but using a pedagogy contrary to everything that had annoyed her at school. She will adopt the Freinet method. Nevertheless, her desire for artistic creation that she had since childhood continued to grow. One day, encouraged by a colleague in the field, she finally decided to develop a character from the countryside, like herself, which she played for years throughout France. The sincerity and work put in paid off for the one who has now become a full-time author.

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