Summer Rejuvenation: Mind, Body, and Soul

Ashley HubnerBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Summer rejuvenation involves you mind, body, and soul. Free activities to do this summer include fort building, a nature walk, stargazing, reading, cooking, playing games, volunteering, and more! It’s summertime! And for teachers, this is the best time to rejuvenate. Summer relaxation should be a time to revitalize the mind, body, and soul. Because we all know that during … Read More

Ditch the Guilt: Strategies to Make Time For Yourself

Michelle BlanchetBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Productivity guilt refers to feeling bad about not getting things done. It’s not easy to turn it all off and put yourself first. Strategies to make time for yourself include taking your own advice, playing your own game, getting real, remembering why you’re behind, and taking it slow. The Reality: It’s Not Easy To ‘Switch Off’ You see a … Read More

Refresh, Renew, Replenish: Taking Care of Yourself

Carrie LaRueBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Taking care of yourself has multiple levels; these levels aren’t exclusive and work together. Self-care looks different for everyone. This summer, take time to refresh, renew, and replenish. Life’s a Drain Teaching is my second career. In my first, I had the standard two weeks off. We always took one week and did something away from home; the remaining … Read More