Category: Well-being

Do more than sip WATER this summer

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
Only when our wells are dry will we know the worth of water… As teachers, we are always told that our well has run dry and we need to replenish

 I felt like such a fraud

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
Let me explain. I felt like a fraud when I was a teacher because I never felt “teachery” enough.  I was an English teacher who didn’t read the classics.  

Embracing the Season of Renewal: 3 Ways to Foster Well-being in Educators to Start the School Year

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“We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things.
Self-care is not selfish.

Finding Hope & Direction: Prioritizing Well-being in Our Schools

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
Welcome, educators and leaders, to school year 2023-2024! Even as the new academic bustle unfolds, I want to check in: How are you? Truly. As we champion the future, the

Practice curiosity to let go of perfectionism…

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
“Sit down before facts as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.” ―

What happens if we decide to stop being busy?

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
True refuge is that which allows us to be at home, at peace, to discover true happiness.The only thing that can give us true refuge is the awareness and love

Resolutions? How about ONE WORD…

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We live in a changing world, but we need to be reminded that the important things have not changed, and the important things will not change if we keep our

It’s okay to feel both…

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
On this week of Thanksgiving, I want to take the time to first acknowledge that there may be a lot to be grateful for in 2020, but I also want

Teaching during Covid-19: classroom constraints can equal classroom creativity (eventually)

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
This week we officially started the next phase of teaching during Covid-19. Opening our 20-21 school year…hybrid style.  Teaching during Covid-19 means that students are essentially virtual three days and

Find your mindful breath this summer

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
Teacher mindfulness starts with deep breathing.

What can “weeds” teach us about teacher burnout?

By Danielle Nuhfer/ 2 comments
Teacher burnout will be less likely when the people in power begin to acknowledge the benefit teachers bring to the school's ecosystem.

What can floundering strawberries teach us about our own wellbeing?

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
One thing that I have come to believe is that nature knows what we should do, if we only pay attention. Nature can serve as a guide for how to