Category: Holistic Health

Are you choosing resistance or resilience?

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
I don’t know about you, but the end of this school year feels like a different kind of exhausting. Now instead of those jolting feelings of the “dark days of

Are you the Oak or the Willow?

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This whole month has been devoted to taking care of ourselves throughout these last few weeks of the school year.  Hopefully you’ve been able to find some moments to find

Take the Sick Day if You Need It

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We’ve all had the uncontrollable come true: an emerging scratchy throat or pulsing headache,  waking up with body aches or an urgent emergency bathroom trip. We’ve all had the choice…to

You have permission: the time for self-care is now!

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
There are definite seasons of a teacher’s school year.  This time of year always seems to be to be a little tough.  We’re over the half way point, but not

It’s time to stop playing small

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Did you know…. You are more powerful than you will ever know and more important than you will ever think. That is not a joke or an exaggeration, that is

Engage your strengths for Mission Possible

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Alright let’s dive right into our next step of building our Mission Possible Life Plan. If you haven’t checked out the last two weeks, you can catch up here with reflecting on

Make Your Mission Possible This Year

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
Hopefully you are having a wonderful start to 2020.  Honestly, it’s been a little rocky in our little part of the world with both my grandmother passing away and my

What’s Your Self-Care Story?

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
With the year (and decade) rapidly coming to a close, you may start to have an urge to do a little reflection.  As teachers, we’re always encouraged to reflect, but

Workout your self-care muscles {Part 2}

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
Complete a nagging task I don’t know about you, but I’m hitting that time of year where there are lots of piles all over my classroom.  I spent some time

Are you harboring self-care resentments?

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I was a guest speaker at a school for teachers on mindfulness and during the short break a teacher came up to me to chat.  This happens often when there’s

Here’s my cautionary teacher burnout story…

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Today I’m sharing a little differently. I was blessed enough to be a guest on Burned In Teacher Podcast. Through this interview, I shared my not once but twice bout

Self-Care Excuses for Teachers Debunked {Part 3}

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In {Part 1} we debunked our first self-care excuse “self-care is selfish” and learned that “self-care is ACTUALLY selfless.” In {Part 2} we disputed the idea that we don’t have