Recharge, Reflect, and Rejuvenate

Suzanne RogersBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Unplug from work and set boundaries for personal time. Recharge with hobbies and reflect on the past semester. Rejuvenate with mindfulness, healthy habits, and quality time with loved ones. It is time to recharge, reflect, and rejuvenate! Teaching is a rewarding yet demanding profession that often leaves educators mentally and physically exhausted when the holidays roll around. The break … Read More

S.P.R.I.N.G. into Savoring Breaks

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Savor Breaks – Don’t just enjoy your breaks but truly savor them! Protect your time to take care of yourself by taking more breaks throughout your day. Relationship – Know yourself and ask, “Is this serving me?” Introspection – Dive into yourself, discover who you are, and how you best take care of yourself. Nurture – Cultivate love, joy, … Read More

Time to Hit the Break Blog Series Overview

Kari PitstickBlog, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

Time to Hit the Break Blog Series It’s been quite a year…now it’s time to hit the “break.” This blog series shares how setting up holiday lights is similar to lesson planning, ways you can do things for yourself this break, and a poem going through all the things that cross teachers’ minds every day! Posts in the Series Light … Read More

‘Twas the Night Before Teaching

Sara JesseeBlog, Connect Better, Manage Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR:  This post shares a poem that encompasses what goes through a teacher’s mind on a daily basis. ‘Twas the Night Before Teaching ‘Twas the night before teaching when all through my mind, No positive utterance of self-talk could I find. My briefcase was slung by the front door downstairs; Inside—tomorrow’s lesson—planned with great care.   I was s’posed to … Read More