Category: Mindfulness

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

What can you do for your teacher wellness journey?

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As many of you know, I’ve been an English teacher for almost 18 years.  During this social distancing experiment, I’ve rediscovered my love for poetry a bit, especially nature poems

Not enough time? Here’s one more thing to do.

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We are stressed.  We are overworked.  We can’t possibly squeeze any more into our day.  We are at maximum capacity.  I know all of this, but I care about you

What if we are better together than we are apart?

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Where will you be in the next 30 days? In 30 days you may still be stuck at home, and the school year will be almost over, but what if

Twenty Self-Care Tips for Teachers to Do N.O.W. (NOT ONLY WEEKENDS)

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I don’t know about you, but I’m a little tired of my little bubble, sitting here trying to figure it all out myself.  As teachers, in the past weeks, we

Here’s to some serenity with our teacher stress…

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Transform teacher stress to a little more serenity with this Serenity Prayer exercise.

An open letter to all my teacher friends…Really, how are YOU?

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Dear Fellow Teacher-Friend I’m just going to be honest.  I’ve been racking my brain with how to be a support to teachers during this time of change and uncertainty, but

You’re Teaching from Home: Now What?

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In the blink of an eye, we’ve all been thrust into this new, scary, chaotic, and potentially overwhelming situation of having to now be a teacher from home away from

5 Steps to Move Teacher Self-Care from Classroom to Home

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Although you are a teacher by profession, you are also so much more than that…   You are an orchestrator of the unexpected.   You are a champion of improvisation. You are

Feeling anxious? Teacher, you’re not alone.

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When I walked into work on Friday, a coworker saw me and said how she was really freaking out about the unknown potential of the coronavirus.  She said that the

The Time for Teacher Self-Care is N.O.W.

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I’m going to add another acronym to our already filled bucket of education related words standing for initiatives and programs.  But this one is different. This one is for us.