Real Talk: How to Be a Great Teacher Without Losing Yourself 

Holly BlackBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Being a great teacher doesn’t mean you have to completely lose yourself in the process. We can sort through what things aren’t serving us and curate a meaningful workplace for ourselves. Learn 9 quick tips for how to be a great teacher without losing yourself. For some reason, the idea of “good” teaching seems to equal a run-down, tired, … Read More

5 Tips for Cultivating Atomic Love & Joy

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: We can experience and cultivate atomic love and joy throughout our day and every day using the 5 tips suggested. Invest in getting to know yourself better. This helps when dealing with adversity. Know what brings you joy and cultivate it! Share love and appreciation. Don’t be afraid to say, “I love you.” Teach Better together. Lean on each … Read More

Think Better: Redefining Self-Care

Lindsay TitusBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Flip the script so self-care can be a lifestyle rather than a single, isolated act. Be proactive rather than reactive. Keep data in a journal or the notes app on your phone to monitor how what you’re doing is impacting you.  Self-care is one of those topics people either love or hate. While I’m sure there are some people … Read More

Balancing Self-Care and Learning

Rachelle Dené PothBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It’s important to balance self-care and learning. Understand that it’s okay to take a break. Strategies to make your time for yourself include choosing one thing to start, celebrating, having a routine, finding time to relax and recharge, and disconnecting. Balancing self-care and learning: It’s okay to take a break. We’ve all heard about how nice it must be … Read More