10 Tools to Find Calm Amidst Chaos in Your Classroom

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Depending on where you’re teaching, you probably have started at some capacity at this point.  And for that I commend each and every one of you!  As Kastor said with

Teacher Self-Care Triage: Move from Crisis to Calm

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Have you ever found yourself feeling a little overwhelmed and you weren’t really sure how to proceed or what to do next? I’ll answer that question for us all…YES, we

4 Self-Care Solutions to Build a Daily School Routine

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I’ve been talking to a lot of teachers about going back to school already.  There is fear, apprehension and at times even disappointment and sometimes anger.  The way we left

Can you find Real Happiness at Work?

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This week is all about another summer book that you may (or may not) have the desire to read, but I’m going to give you a summary and some wonderfully

Teacher: Do you have trouble saying no?

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For this week’s summer reading series, I’m going to keep this short and sweet because that’s the basic principle of this week’s book recommendation:  Essentialism by Greg McKeown. This is

Find your fringe hours for self-care

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Self-care needs to be included in what you should be doing. It is not a privilege. It is a necessity. ― Jessica N. TurnerThe Fringe Hours: Making Time for You

Summer Reading Series #1

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To kick off our summer reading series, I want to share one of my all time favorites that I’ve read numerous times: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. The

Tis the season to RECHARGE!

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Hope you’re finding your footing as you navigate your new schedule and life outside of the classroom.  It always takes me a few weeks to get in a groove, and

3 Solutions to the Dark Side of Summer Vacation

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Last week’s article was all about the “dark days” of a teacher’s summer vacation. Because this is something that seems to impact many teachers to some extent each year, it

The Dark Side of a Teacher’s Sunny Summer Vacation

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We’ve heard it all before…how lucky we are to be teachers.  We get so much time off. We don’t have to work over the summer….blah, blah, blah, blah.   This

Take Your School Self-Care Routine Home

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We spent the last few weeks going through how to create a Teacher Self-Care schedule N.O.W. (not only on weekends) but what happens when we’re on our sunny summer break?

3 Ways to Reflect & Move into Summer with Ease

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Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.”~Margaret J. Wheatley Now that we’re rapidly moving to the end of the