Category: Self-Care

Got disillusionment?

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As I downloaded all the current podcasts in my feed over the past week, the overwhelming subject in the educational podcasts was about the very real threat of teacher burnout

What do you need to tend to so that you can care for others?

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It’s been a week.  Honestly with the Covid numbers increasing.  Our election not getting called until this weekend.  There is still an unsettling teetering and uncertainty to all of it.

Care for ourselves to care for others

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I realized last week that this Well Wish would be coming to your inbox on the day after a likely very emotional political election in the United States.  I thought

Make an after school date…with yourself!

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Hello my fellow teacher friends, This week is the FINAL part of the framework for a daily school self-care routine.  In case you missed any of the others, here are

Pause.Breathe.REFLECT.Relax.Repeat

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I read an article this week about the dangers of toxic positivity on teachers’ health and well being, and it really resonated with me.  So often (too often) teachers put

Stressed? Set a Self-Care Intention.

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I know you’re in the middle of making great things happen, juggling tons of tasks, or are taking a quick break in the midst of virtual/in person/hybrid teacher duties, so I’ll

Quiet time for teachers? It’s very possible and absolutely necessary…

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I’ve been talking for a few weeks about a teacher self-care framework, and I wanted to share it with you: bite by bite, instead of all at once.  Some of these

Creating the Space for Teacher Self-Care

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Dear fellow teachers in the trenches…. Is that salutation a little hyperbolic?  Perhaps on most weeks, but this week it definitely felt like we were preparing for the unknown, maybe

Flip your self-care scripts

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This morning my husband looked at me and said, “Whatever your raise is this year, you can decide what you want to do with it.” With complete honesty, he paused

This is the year to experiment with creating a teacher self-care routine

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This week marked the 19th anniversary of September 11th.  Although every year I try to honor the day with some kind of remembrance exercise, this year it hit me like a

4 Simple Self-Care Solutions for Teachers

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I know we all probably have off tomorrow; although, let’s be honest I’m a teacher and I know I’ve worked part of a Labor Day holiday or gone in over

Give yourself permission…

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This week we’re taking a much needed family getaway. In that vein, I thought I’d leave you just a little invitation…to give yourself permission to _________________ (you can fill in