Happily Exhausted

Suzanne DaileyTeach Happier Podcast

In this summer bonus episode, we first reflect on last month’s invitation with a little reflection. Then we consider the things that fill our days that leave us “happily exhausted.”   MORE EPISODES

What Now?

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Over the summer, it is common for educators to want to relax while avoiding wasting time. Inspired by author Ann Patchett, you can ask two questions: “What Now?” and “What Not Now?” to prioritize activities and commitments. Spending time with loved ones, reading, decluttering, and avoiding excessive social media use are good ways to spend your time. Reflect on … Read More

Lessons from a Convenience Store

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Despite its average appearance, the convenience store chain Wawa in Southeastern PA has a unique ability to leave customers feeling happier after their visit. Intentional acts of kindness, such as holding the door for someone, have a positive impact on both the giver and the recipient, triggering the release of dopamine in the brain. Wawa intentionally keeps its doors … Read More

Bids for Connection

Suzanne DaileyTeach Happier Podcast

In this episode, we are inspired by Doctors John and Julie Gotman as we are invited to notice bids for connection in our personal and professional lives. MORE EPISODES